Halifax Regional Police have arrested a man after a crossing guard was assaulted in Clayton Park Friday morning.
They say the crossing guard was helping pedestrians get across the intersection of Lacewood Dr. and Clayton Park Dr. at around 9 a.m.
Police say one of the pedestrians became confrontational and assaulted the guard, then took off.
A suspect was arrested nearby.
The 55-year-old from Halifax has been charged with assault and property damage.