Serious Assault Outside Cargo Bar in Salamanca

At 1.05am on Sunday 2 May 2021, Tasmania Police and Ambulance Tasmania responded to a serious assault that occurred outside the Cargo Bar in Salamanca. An altercation occurred between two males that were not known to each other. During the altercation, one of the males was punched by the other, resulting in that male losing consciousness. The male was taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital in a serious condition.

Police arrested the offender after he attempted to flee the scene. He has been charged with assault and bailed. If anyone witnessed the assault, they are encouraged to call Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.