Man arrested following serious assault in Risdon Park South

A man was arrested after a serious assault in Risdon Park South on Friday afternoon.

About 2.45pm on June 26, police were called to Barry Street following reports of a disturbance.

When patrols arrived they found a man with a laceration to his hand. The suspect was located by police a short distance away and was arrested.

Both men were taken to the Port Pirie Hospital by ambulance for medical treatment. Neither sustained life threatening injuries.

Crime scene investigators are attending the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Police wish to reassure residents that this was not a random incident and both parties are known to each other.

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