Suspect charged with early morning assault

Police

Criminal charges have been laid following a violent early morning assault in West Kelowna.

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, West Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of an assault in the 1200-block of Hudson Road.

Officers discovered an adult male victim suffering from serious bodily injuries.

The victim was transported by BC Emergency Health Services to hospital where he continues to recover.

That same day, 33-year-old Alberto Danny Rocuant of Kelowna was taken into police custody.

He has now been charged by the BC Prosecution Service with aggravated assault.