Mbargo bouncer shoves Bristol clubber to the ground in ‘appalling’ attack
Overt Security told The Bristol Tab: ‘The individual has been removed from our Company’
Footage has been posted online which shows a person being thrown forcefully to the floor by a security guard last night outside the well known Bristol nightclub Mbargo.
In a social media post sharing the footage, the person who was pushed also alleged “multiple females and males” were assaulted that night by the same bouncer.
They have also claimed that the filmed abuse was not the extent of it: “He also punched me in the face and the head” which led to the victim having to go to hospital and resulted in a “concussion and soft tissue damage”.
This evening, the company responsible for the security at Mbargo told The Bristol Tab, the bouncer in question has been fired.
A spokesperson for Overt Security has told The Bristol Tab: “We take these matters extremely seriously…The individual has been removed from our Company.
“We will assist with police investigations and also liaise with the Security Industry Authority to ensure this individuals license is reviewed.”
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“We will be reviewing our current security immediately following this incident and Overt are dealing with the person in question.”
The person who was pushed in the video claims the police were called to the scene but the security guard was left working on the door.
Upsetting images of two young men with split lips and blood on their faces have also been posted.
Mbargo has not yet addressed the incident on its social media accounts and have turned off comments on their Instagram.
Latest update: Police investigating as more people come forward alleging bouncer assaulted them
Avon and Somerset Police have told The Bristol Tab eight people have now alleged the same bouncer in question assaulted them in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The police added: “Violence, abuse, and intimidation against women and girls in any form, is not acceptable and will simply not be tolerated.” You can read the latest updates here.