A Hannibal man faces Class A felony charges of Assault in the 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action.

25-year-old Adam Hayes faces the charges  following a midday assault Monday at Schwartz Manor in the 100 block of North 10th in Hannibal.  Police arrived at that location where they discovered a 55-year-old victim assaulted with a hatchet style hand tool.

The victim was taken to a hospital in Columbia for treatment. Police say the incident is still under investigation.