July 21, 2014 9.53 am This story is over 117 months old

Lincoln man charged with Jail House Rock assault

Bar assault charge: A local man has been charged with assault in relation to an incident in a Lincoln bar in May.

A Lincoln man has been charged with an assault that happened in a Lincoln bar on May 10.

Max Merritt (25), of Snowberry Gardens, was charged on July 19 with grievous bodily harm.

As previously reported, the incident happened at Jail House Rock, off Clasketgate, where a 22-year-old Lincoln man was punched in the face, causing him to fall backwards.

He was taken to Lincoln County Hospital for treatment for a fractured jaw.

Merritt has been bailed to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court on August 11.