UPDATE 10:34 p.m.: A retired Southampton Village Police Department sergeant is under arrest after a dispute he was having at a Bridgehampton restaurant Thursday night became physical, according to Southampton Town police.
Darren Gagnon, 51, of Shirley, was charged with assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor. Town police said they were called to the fight at Bobby Van's restaurant at 6:06 p.m., and Bridgehampton Fire Department Ambulance Company transported the victim to Southampton Hospital for treatment.
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A retired Southampton Village police officer is under arrest following an altercation at Bobby Van's restaurant in Bridgehampton Thursday evening, according to Southampton Town police.
The second man involved in the altercation was taken to a hospital for his injuries.
Sgt. John Boden said that the identity of the subject under arrest will be forthcoming, but he confirmed that the person was formerly a member of the Southampton Village Police Department.