NEW BEDFORD — Officers were called to St Luke's Hospital early on Tuesday on a report of a patient suffering injuries that appeared to be consistent with having been assaulted.

Police report that the patient was not cooperative with helping in their investigation, but have tied it to an incident in the area of 36 McGurk Street.

New Bedford police are investigating the case as aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon.

The name of the patient or any potential suspects has not been released.