Sault police arrest suspect in baseball bat attack on Pentagon Boulevard

Parks and other outdoor recreation areas are closed under the new public health restrictions announced by the Ford Government. However, Sault Police will not be conducting surveillance of parks and other outdoor spaces. April 17/21 (Mike McDonald/CTV News Northern Ontario)

The Sault Police Service has arrested a suspect in a July 3 assault on Pentagon Boulevard in which a victim was struck on the head with a baseball bat.

The 32-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday while police were responding to an unrelated call on Chapple Avenue.

"Officers identified the accused, determined he was wanted and he was arrested," police said in a news release Thursday.

"He is charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and breach of recognizance. He was held for bail court."