A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an assault in the town centre on Monday.

Police were called to Wellington Street at around 12.50am on Monday morning to reports that a 45-year-old man was unconscious after an assault inside the Blue Room bar.

He was taken to hospital but died.

A murder investigation has been launched and a 32-year-old man has been arrested.

Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting incident number 26 of Monday 2 November.