KITCHENER -- Waterloo regional police say one person was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following an incident in Ayr on Thursday afternoon.

Officers were called to the area of Manley Street and Mac Donald Street for a disturbance in a home around 3:30 p.m.

Police said a verbal argument turned into a physical altercation. One man suffered serious injuries and was taken to an out-of-region hospital.

Another man fled before police arrived. Officials said the suspect remains outstanding.

Police also said the two men were known to each other.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.