Barfight leads to assault charge for Clarington man


Published February 5, 2024 at 3:58 pm

A Clarington man is facing charges due to his alleged involvement in a barfight.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 4 a fight broke out in the Endivine Grill and Bar located at 73 King St. E. Bowmanville. Two men had gotten into an argument which evolved into a physical altercation. One of the men received serious but not life threatening wounds in the scuffle. He had to be taken to a local hospital.

Durham Regional Police soon arrived to break the fight up. They arrested Michael Kougais, 39, on a charge of assault causing bodily harm. He’s since been released with conditions.

Anyone with information can call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1687 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).



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