Beach employee sacked after fight
A female staff member at a Front Street bar has been fired after a weekend brawl that resulted in at least one person needing hospital treatment.
Rick Olson, owner of Bermuda Bistro at the Beach, confirmed yesterday that an employee involved in the fight had been fired.
Mr Olson said that he “deeply regretted” the incident and that “immediate action” would be taken to prevent future problems.
He added: “We view this matter very seriously and apologise to all involved.
“We will fully co-operate with police.”
He was speaking after a 27-year-old man visiting the island ended up in hospital after violence broke out at the bar on Sunday night.
Mr Olson’s comments were made on Facebook yesterday.
A Bermuda Police spokeswoman said that the man and a 27-year-old woman were at the bar and restaurant when they became involved in an argument with staff members.
The spokeswoman added: “The dispute quickly turned physical, resulting in the man having to attend hospital for treatment of injuries received during the altercation.”
Mr Olson said he was not at the restaurant at the time of the fight.
His Facebook post added that the restaurant was “doing our best to provide a fun, safe environment for all our customers, especially our loyal regulars”.
Police have appealed for witnesses.
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