Crayon beats up gnome at Hamilton club

A man dressed as a crayon was arrested for punching a man dressed as a gnome early Thursday in Hess Village, police say.
A man dressed as a gnome ended up with a broken nose after he was punched in the face in Hess Village early Thursday. (Jens Meyer/Associated Press)

A man dressed as a crayon was arrested after assaulting a man dressed as a gnome at a Hess Village bar Thursday morning.

Around 1 a.m. police were called to the Lazy Flamingo about a disturbance.

A man dressed as a crayon had punched a man dressed as a gnome in the face on the club's patio, police say.

The victim, a 24-year-old Caledonia man was taken to hospital with a broken nose.

A 22-year-old Hamilton man was arrested and released on a promise to appear and charged with assault causing bodily harm.