Arrest made in Niagara Falls assault investigation

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An arrest has been made as part of an assault investigation in Niagara Falls.

Niagara Regional Police officers tracked down 35 year old Layton Stevens at a home in the Church's Lane and Portage Road area last night at 7 p.m.

Stevens left the home and surrendered to officers without incident.

Officers began searching for Layton after reports of a man assaulting a woman in the Ferguson and Hickson Avenue area.

A bystander tried to intervene, but the suspect armed himself with a metal pipe and beat the bystander.

The suspect then fled in a car.

The woman was treated on scene for minor injuries, while the bystander was taken to hospital in critical condition.

Stevens has been charged with assault and aggravated assault.