A 44-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after an alleged assault with a baseball bat at a home in St. Stephen, N.B., on Canada Day.
St. Stephen RCMP responded to a report of a man being attacked with a baseball bat at an apartment building on Union Street just before 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday.
Mounties arrived to find a 52-year-old local man suffering from serious head injuries, police said. He was taken to hospital.
A suspect was arrested later in the day at another home in the community.
Ken Broniszewski, 44, of St. Stephen appeared in court by way of tele-remand and was charged with attempted murder. He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Saint John on July 6 for a bail hearing.
RCMP said they believe the incident was not a random act.