Armstrong teenager in serious condition following assault

An 18-year-old Armstrong teen was taken to Kelowna General Hospital following an assault Saturday night in Rutland

An 18-year-old Armstrong teen was taken to Kelowna General Hospital following an assault Saturday night in Rutland.

Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of an assault with a weapon at 9:36 p.m.

“Earlier that evening, two groups met at Davie Park in Rutland,” said Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Joe Duncan.

“An argument erupted between the groups and a male struck the 18-year-old Armstrong teen in the head with a blunt object. The suspects fled the area and the victim was subsequently taken to hospital by his friends.”

The Armstrong teen is still in hospital with serious head injuries.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.

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