Man faces assault charges after hammer attack on bus

<p>Ottawa police charged a city man Thursday after a man was struck on the head with a hammer on an OC Transpo bus. </p>

 

Ottawa police charged a city man Thursday after a man was struck on the head with a hammer on an OC Transpo bus.

 

At approximately 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, two male passengers were involved in a verbal dispute aboard an OC Transpo bus travelling west along the Ottawa River Parkway, police said.

 

Police said the altercation turned violent when one male struck another in the head with a hammer. The victim was taken to hospital.

 

Jacob Young-Pine, 18, was charged with assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon. He appears in court June 24.

 
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