HELENSBURGH police have charged a man from England with common assault after he allegedly punched another man and kicked a woman to the head following a disturbance in the town over the weekend.

Officers attended West Clyde Street shortly before 1am on Sunday, September 29 after reports of an assault involving the accused, a 22-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman.

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Witnesses stated the three had been involved in a verbal altercation before the man responsible allegedly punched the other male and kicked the woman to the head after she had fallen when trying to stop the initial assault.

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Both victims are said to have sustained minor injuries.

The accused, 31, was arrested and will be reported for two counts of alleged common assault and obstructing police.

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