Man bashed outside King Street Hotel

A MAN was bashed and suffered a fractured skull outside the King Street Hotel early this morning.

Police have arrested a 20-year-old man over the incident. He has been released on conditional bail and will attend court next month.

Police have described the incident, which occurred at 2am, as ‘‘a serious assault’’.

The victim, 25, is recovering in John Hunter Hospital. He is listed as in a serious but stable condition.

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