Two men were in police custody Thursday following a Tuesday night altercation that left a man with a head wound.

The men – ages 46 and 39 – are both from George Town and are being held on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm.

Emergency services were called to Shedden Road Tuesday at about 9:45 p.m. in response to an altercation involving several men, one of whom reportedly had a machete.

One man sustained a head wound during the altercation and fled the scene, only to be struck by a car. The car that struck him did not stop following the collision, according to police.

The victim of the car crash was listed in critical condition on Wednesday, but police said he was in stable condition on Thursday.

The police are still investigating the incident and ask that anyone with information call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222.

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