OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Old Orchard Beach police have charged a local man with aggravated assault after he allegedly smashed a chair over a woman’s head at a party in his apartment.

Police were called to 29 Saco Ave. at 1:49 a.m. Monday and found an 18-year-old woman bleeding from her head and with a broken arm. The woman lived in the same apartment building as the party was held and had been invited, police said.

Other partygoers left as police were arriving.

She was taken to Southern Maine Medical Center for treatment. Meanwhile, police began searching for her alleged attacker, Nicholas Osgood, 27, who lives in the apartment where the party occurred. They found him at a Scarborough motel and took him to York County Jail where his bail was set at $5,000.

Police ask that anyone with information about the incident call Detective Sgt. David Hemingway at 934-4911.