Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Clubber Is Tasered after Starting Fight with Police ; Man, 18, Arrested Following Clash with Bouncers outside City Centre Bar.

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Clubber Is Tasered after Starting Fight with Police ; Man, 18, Arrested Following Clash with Bouncers outside City Centre Bar.

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ACITY centre clubber was Tasered and arrested by police when he started fighting with officers.

GMP say the 18-yearold became aggressive after bouncers threw him out of a nightclub on Withy Grove near to the Printworks in the city centre.

He started to fight with the venue's security staff, officers then arrived and were forced to Taser him when he tried to tackle them.

After being floored by the 50,000-volt weapon, police arrested the man on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly.

Following the incident, GMP's city centre division tweeted to its 55,000 followers: "18 yr old ejected club Withy Grove 3am fights cops, gets Tasered, then locked up D&D. Still drunk - told Dr visiting 8am cells to "**** off "."

In a separate incident in the early hours, another reveller was arrested after hitting a bouncer with a saw. …

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