Charge follows bar fight

05:08, Jul 04 2014

A Wanaka man has been charged with a serious assault after a bar fight in Wanaka.

Senior Sergeant Allan Grindell, of Wanaka, said a 23-year-old man was charged with assault with intent to injure after an incident at 2am on Sunday.

Grindell said a bar fight spilled out into Brownston St and at some point a man was punched to the ground and suffered head injuries.

The accused is expected to appear in the Queenstown District Court on July 28.

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