Martin John Lewis Cairney, aged 45, of Cronk y Berry View, Douglas, appeared before the High Bailiff charged with common assault and resisting arrest.

The offences are alleged to have been committed on November 19 at Jaks bar and in Granville Street respectively.

Mr Cairney was represented in court by advocate Jim Travers who asked for an adjournment until January 10 to allow time to review the case papers.

Bail was granted in the sum of £500.