A North Reading man wanted in connection with a violent assault in that town on Friday was arrested Saturday by police in Nashua, N.H.

Kevin Palmer, 42, of North Reading had an outstanding warrant for his arrest on a charge of attempted murder following the alleged attack Friday night, officials said.

North Reading police responded to a person being assaulted at a Memory Lane address, but the suspect had fled before officers arrived, police said.

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Palmer was allegedly identified as the person involved. Massachusetts officers were searching for him when he was spotted in Nashua, police said.

Palmer was arrested at about 4:15 p.m. Saturday, police said, without incident.

Palmer is due in Nashua District Court today as a fugitive from justice and to determine under what circumstances, and when, he will be returning to Massachusetts, police said.