police-logoA fight that broke out in front of a nightclub in Rakiraki early this morning has led to the arrest of a 36 year old man for allegedly assaulting a police officer.

Four officers from the Rakiraki police station were deployed to the scene after a report was received of a fight that broke out in front of the nightclub.

While the officers were trying to control the crowd the suspect is alleged to have thrown a punch which landed on one of the officers.

He fled the scene whereby the remaining officers gave chase and managed to arrest him a few meters away.

He is currently in custody as investigations continue.

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