Brockville hotel worker assaulted

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

BROCKVILLE – A man from the Ottawa area is facing charges after a city hotel employee was roughed up Sunday night.

Police were called to the Holiday Inn Express on Kent Boulevard last night for the report a worker had been assaulted in the hallway.

According to the victim, the accused has become “agitated and (was) causing a scene at the front lobby area.” That’s when the victim was struck, police said.

A 33-year-old Ottawa-area man has been charged with assault.

Police say the man, who was drunk, was also on probation at the time and it facing a further breach charge.

The hotel employee did not require medical treatment, police said.

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