Man assaulted in Lincoln while waiting for taxi

A local man has been arrested and charged with assault after he allegedly attacked another man who was waiting for a taxi in Lincoln.

The incident happened on Clasketgate, outside Handsome Cabs, in the early hours of Saturday, June 29.

At around 4am, the man was allegedly assaulted by another male outside the taxi rank.

After the incident, 27-year-old Phillip Otter from Ashby Avenue was arrested and charged, Lincolnshire Police said in a statement.

Lincolnshire Police said they still require more witnesses to the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact PC Lawrence from Lincoln CID on 101, quoting incident 86 of June 29.