Fight outside Filey takeaway over wearing of face masks - man was punched, another arrested

A fight broke out at a Filey takeaway - reportedly over new face mask rules.

By Sarah Fitton
Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 9:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 10:13 am

Police on patrol in Filey intervened when the violent row involving two men happened outside the takeaway on Murray Street at around 10pm on Friday.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "It is believed to have involved a dispute between the customers about the wearing of face masks as part of Covid-19 precautions.

"A 38-year-old man from Filey was arrested and later received a caution for threatening and abusive behaviour to provoke unlawful violence.

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"A 56-year-old man from Doncaster suffered minor injuries after being punched.

"The investigation has been completed."

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