Fined for assault

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A 37-year-old who assaulted a man in a Waterside bar has been fined £200.

David Wilson McClean, of Garvagh Court, pleaded guilty to one charge of common assault on July 5, last year.

Derry Magistrates Court heard the injured party was assaulted as he sat on a bar stool in Dukes Bar.

McClean hit the man to the side of the head, knocking him to the floor.

Fining the 37-year-old, District Judge Barney McElholm also ordered him to pay £300 compensation to the injured party.