Man assaulted; charges laid in Hamilton

A man has been charged following an alleged assault near Newcastle today, NSW Police say.

About 2am (Saturday 15 December 2018), emergency services were called to Beaumont Street, Hamilton, following reports of an assault.

Police have been told a 25-year-old man and a 43-year-old man were allegedly involved in an altercation.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District attended and arrested the 25-year-old man.

He was taken to Newcastle City Police Station where he was charged with affray and behave in offensive manner in/near public place.

He was granted conditional bail to appear in Newcastle Local Court on Thursday 17 January 2019.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended the scene, however the 43-year-old man declined treatment.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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