Vernon RCMP investigating assault

Officers were dispatched to a business in the 8100 block of Highland Road shortly before 11 p.m.

Vernon RCMP are investigating a late-night assault Thursday.

Officers were dispatched to a business in the 8100 block of Highland Road shortly before 11 p.m.

“Police attended and located a 24-year-old man who was checked out by the ambulance attendants and taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital,” said Vernon RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk.

“Vernon officers held the crime scene for a short time period.”

The victim suffered minor injuries in the assault and was released from the hospital.

Officers are continuing to investigate the details of this assault file and are following up on all leads.