A man has been charged following an alleged assault at Hamilton early this morning.
About 2am Saturday, December 15, 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.
NSW Ambulance paramedics attended the scene, however, the 43-year-old man declined treatment.
The 25-year-old man 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 next year on January 17.