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Man walks free after assault charges dropped

CCTV footage contradicts allegation

A Douglas man's walked free from court after prosecutors dropped assault charges against him.

Forty-year-old Anthony John Donegan of Princes Road appeared before magistrates at Douglas courthouse, after denying assault at a previous hearing.

Prosecution advocate Barry Swain told the court the case had been reviewed and CCTV footage contradicted the allegation.

He offered no evidence and magistrates dismissed the case.

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