Officers are currently at the scene between Union Street and Church Lane, where smashed glass can be seen scattered across the pavement running down the side of The Blacksheep Bar and Yelfs hotel.
It’s understood that the incident – which is being treated as a suspected assault occasioning grievous bodily harm – occurred during the early hours of this morning (Saturday).
Police say there is no wider risk to the public.
Enquiries are underway and the cordon is likely to remain in place throughout the morning.
UPDATE @ 14:38 – Police have confirmed that a 19-year-old man has sustained a 4-inch slash to his face during an assault.
An arrest has been made. Read more at https://www.islandecho.co.uk/teen-suffers-4-inch-slash-to-face-during-midnight-assault/.
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