Police: Lowell man charged with assault after hitting man in the head with a pool stick

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MONTGOMERY — A 27-year-old man from Lowell is facing aggravated assault charges after police say he hit someone in the head with a pool stick.

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Police say Matthew Pion, 27, of Lowell, was arrested early Sunday morning following the assault.

The incident took place at around 2 a.m. at the Snow Shoe Tavern in Montgomery.

Police say they received a call notifying them that an assault had taken place at the bar.

The victim, Zachary Tarte, 21, of Enosburg, told police that Pion struck him in the head with a pool stick.

Tarte sustained injuries but was later released from the Northwestern Medical Center.

State Police later located Pion in Lowell, where he was taken into custody and released on a citation to appear in Franklin County Court on August 1, to answer the charge of aggravated assault.