PLEASANTVILLE - Police responded to the scene of an aggravated assault in a residence on Doughty Road at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim, whose identification was not available, suffered serious injuries to the head and was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus.

Police, who said they have a man in custody, said the victim is in serious condition.

The Atlantic County Prosecutors Office's Major Crimes Unit has been called to investige.

Police said a fight broke out between two individuals at the residence, and the victim was allegedly hit with a piece of wood.

Anjalee Khemlani

Senior copy editor for the Press of Atlantic City. Have worked as a reporter, copy editor and news editor with the paper since 1985. A graduate of the University of Delaware.