UPDATE: One Man Arrested for Assault in Grand Traverse County - Northern Michigan's News Leader

UPDATE: One Man Arrested for Assault in Grand Traverse County

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In this update, a man who police say severely beat a Grand Traverse county man is now charged for the attack.

This morning, prosecutors charged Steven McManus with several crimes including assault and for being a habitual offender.

Deputies say McManus attacked a Blair Township man one week ago, but they aren't saying why.

The victim remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Investigators believe the two know each other.

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Police in Grand Traverse County arrested a man for an assault that left another man badly injured.

Deputies say they learned of the assault in Blair Township on Monday morning.

Yesterday, they followed the suspect to the courthouse and then took him to jail.

His name hasn't been released.

Police believe he's an acquaintance of the victim, but they have not released a motive.    

The victim was taken to the hospital, and is in stable but critical condition.

9&10's Vanessa Fayz and photojournalist Jeremy Erickson spoke with the victim's son, and have more details.

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