Police in Niigata city have arrested a man for assaulting his friend after they got into a fight in a bar on Friday morning.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 1:30 a.m. at the bar in Chuo Ward, local media reported. Police said the two men had been drinking for several hours when they started arguing and grabbing each other. One man punched his friend several times in the face, knocking him down.
The bar manager called police. The victim, who was also drunk, was taken to hospital. The other man was arrested at the bar. Police said he was so drunk he could not give them his name or address.
The victim told police he and the suspect had been drinking companions for several years but that he couldn’t remember what started the fight.© Japan Today