Bouncer charged with 2nd-degree assault after punching patron, breaking his jaw

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MANCHESTER, NH – An employee of Penuche’s Music Hall turned himself in at police headquarters on a second-degree assault warrant at approximately 9 p.m. Oct. 19. Isaiah Able, 21, of Manchester, allegedly assaulted a Goffstown man on September 10, 2017 while working as a bouncer for the music hall.

Able allegedly threw a punch at the 22 year old and knocked him to the ground after removing him from the bar. Able allegedly threw several more punches after knocking him to the ground, which resulted in serious injury to the victim. The Goffstown man was treated for a broken jaw and a fractured mandibular as a result of the incident.

Able was released on $1,000 cash/surety bail and is scheduled to appear in Hillsborough County Superior Court-North on November 2, 2017.

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Manchester NH Police Department

This press release was issued by Manchester, NH, Police Department.