An Irish man, a Canadian and an Australian were charged after getting into a fight outside a licensed premises in Dubbo.
Orana Mid-Western Police District Sergeant Jill Gibson said as one man was leaving the licensed premises at about 2am on Sunday, February 3, he was approached by two of the accused and grabbed around the waist.
“A fight ensued out the front of the premises with the alleged victim running down the street before being confronted again by the other two males,” Sergeant Gibson said.
“The victim then attacked those two males. It turned into a melee and as a result one of the males was knocked unconscious and taken to Dubbo Hospital.”
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The man was released from hospital later that morning.
Three men were charged in relation to affray: a 22-year-old Irish man, a 23-year-old Canadian man and a 23-year-old Dubbo man.
“They were all charged because they participated in it equally,” Sergeant Gibson said.
“We don’t condone any violence at or outside licensed premises. We’re working very hard to reduce violence and patron behaviour such as that will not be tolerated.”
The men will appear at Dubbo Local Court in April.