Three charged with firearms/assault offences


Three men have been charged and are due to appear in court
today, Tuesday, 2 August, in connection with an assault in West Bay last week.

About 10.40pm on Wednesday, 27 July, police received a
report that a man had been injured outside Club Inferno in West Bay.

On arrival,  officers were told a man had been attacked
by a group of men, struck on the head with a bottle and threatened with a

The injured man was taken to hospital for treatment and
released the next morning.

The following day, Thursday, 28 July, three men aged 20, 24,
and 28 years were arrested in connection with the incident. They were arrested
on suspicion of assault GBH and possession of a unlicensed firearm.

The 24-year-old has been charged with possession of an
imitation firearm, and the other two men with assault GBH.


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