Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Man hospitalised after bar fight at Erin Beach

One man has been hospitalised after a bar fight at Erin Beach. 

The victim told police that around 9.45 pm on Sunday, he was at a bar near the beach when he had an altercation with another man known to him. 

During the altercation, the victim was dealt a blow to the left side of his face with a sharp object.

The assailant then fled the scene.

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured man was rushed for medical treatment to the Siparia District Health Facility.

Police were told that the victim suffered a 3x3cm cut through the soft tissue of his face, with a hard palate fracture.

The injury, while serious, was not thought to be life-threatening.

Police are currently searching for the suspect.

More on this as it becomes available. 

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