THE pub giant that runs the Iron Duke in Wellington has responded after a "brawl" allegedly broke out on Saturday night. 

Police were called to the pub on North Street at around 9pm on January 20. 

A spokesman for JD Wetherspoon described the actions of those involved as "unforgivable" and apologised to its customers. 

Somerset County Gazette:

The inside of the pub that opened in August 2016. 

He added: “At approximately 8.45pm a brawl erupted in the pub.

“Door staff and staff at the pub tried to stop the incident and when it was calming down, another brawl started.

“A member of staff was punched.

“The actions of those involved is unforgivable.

“The pub has an excellent reputation and staff work hard to ensure the pub is a fun and safe place to visit.

“CCTV has been handed over to the police and those spotted on CCTV will be barred and their details given to Pubwatch.

“We apologise to our loyal customers who had to witness this in the pub.”

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