Police Conclude Common Assault Investigation

police station 4Police have concluded an investigation into a common assault in a Hugh Town pub after the victim received an apology.

Officers were dealing with an incident that occurred in the Mermaid on the evening of Saturday 17th October.

A resident contacted police to say that he had been assaulted. Police went to see the man accused of striking the complainant.

Sergeant Colin Taylor says the victim was asked what course of action he wanted. He requested that the man who hit him said “sorry”, which he did, passing on his message through the police.