Police request phone vision of assault – Hamilton

Police investigating the assault of a man in Hamilton overnight have requested phone vision of the incident.

About 1.45am (Sunday 18 August 2019), police attended the intersection of Beaumont and Clearly Streets following reports of an assault.

Police found three injured men, one with a broken nose and a displaced tooth, one with a cut lip and the other with minor abrasions.

A 30-year-old Tighes Hill man was arrested at the scene and taken to Newcastle City Police Station. He was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, common assault and affray.

He was granted conditional bail and is expected to appear before Newcastle Local Court on Thursday 5 September 2019.

As police arrived at the scene a number of people were filming the incident and investigators are now appealing for those witnesses to contact Newcastle City police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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