A 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.