JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colorado — A man has been arrested in connection with an attack involving an ax at a campground in Jefferson County, a release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said.

Curtis Clark, 46, was arrested and booked into the Jefferson County Jail for first-degree assault, attempted first-degree assault and felony menacing.

Deputies responded to a campground in the 20600 block of Redskin Creek Road south of Pine just before 7 p.m. for a report of a disturbance. Once there, deputies found a man with significant injuries. He was taken to the hospital by helicopter.

Deputies also recovered an ax in the area of the disturbance. 

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