An elderly man assaulted in Simcoe.
On Tuesday, at around lunchtime, the man was walking home on Dean Street when an unknown man on a bike began verbally insulting him.
The man then assaulted the senior and fled the area.
The victim was transported to the hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.
Police were able to track down the man on the bike.
As a result, police have charged a 34-year-old Drew Frederick Beaton of no-fixed-address with assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon.