NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) – A man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a victim with a football helmet at a football game in Norwalk.

Norwalk police said on Sunday, officers were called to the Brien McMahon High School football field for the report of a man being assaulted during the football game. When officers arrived, they located an unconscious man laying on the field.

Witnesses told police that the suspect, later identified as 32-year-old Christopher Polk, used a football helmet to hit the victim in the head.

The victim was brought to Norwalk Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

On Tuesday morning, Polk was arrested on an arrest warrant, despite efforts to conceal himself, according to police.

Polk was charged with second-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor, and second-degree breach of peace. He was held on a $75,000.

Police said the victim has been released from the hospital and is recovering.