Police investigate alleged altercation at Traralgon aged care facility

Aged care incident: Emergency services responded to reports of an assault at an aged care facility in Traralgon. file photograph

By TOM GANNON

Police are investigating an alleged altercation in which thirteen people were injured at a Traralgon aged care facility early Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to the facility on Matthews Crescent after reports of a man allegedly assaulting residents and staff at about 1.30am.

Police said they apprehended a 78-year-old Traralgon man who was taken to hospital for further assessment.

Two elderly residents were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries while ten other residents and one staff member were treated at the scene.

Police said investigations into the incident remain ongoing.