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Niagara Falls assault leaves man with life-threatening injuries: police

Niagara Regional Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy after a man was assaulted in Niagara Falls. The Canadian Press Images/Francis Vachon/File

A 52-year-old man remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries after an assault in Niagara Falls, police say.

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On Tuesday night, Niagara Regional Police say they found the man in Higgins Street and Gainsborough Avenue. According to police, he had been assaulted with a weapon.

Police say a 17-year-old boy, known to the victim, had fled the scene.

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The teen was later located and charged with aggravated assault.

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