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2nd arrest made in Aylmer Street assault investigation in Peterborough

A second arrest has been made in connection to an assault at an Aylmer Street residence in Peterborough on June 16.
A second arrest has been made in connection to an assault at an Aylmer Street residence in Peterborough on June 16. Paul Dinsdale/Global News Peterborough

A second arrest has been made in connection to an assault at an Aylmer Street residence in Peterborough earlier this month.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 5:30 a.m. on June 16, officers responded to a residence for reports of a man with serious injuries.

Read more: Arrest made in Aylmer St. assault investigation in Peterborough, victim still in hospital

The victim was first taken to Peterborough hospital and later airlifted by Ornge air ambulance to a Kingston-area hospital, where he remains in serious condition, police stated Monday.

Police allege the accused and the victim were involved in an altercation. A warrant was issued and on Friday, police located the suspect.

Steven Sinclair Swanson, 39, of Brock Street, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

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He was allegedly found in possession of fentanyl and additionally charged with possession of a Schedule 1 substance.

He was held in custody and was scheduled to appear in court on Saturday, police said.

Police on June 18 arrested another man, who was charged with aggravated assault.