BAYONNE, NJ – An early morning drink led to assault charges for a local man.

Kevin Kiniery, 29, was charged with aggravated assault after police said he punched a 60 year old man while drinking at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, a press release said. 

According to police, Kiniery punched the victim with a “closed fist” then continued to “assault him” until the victim’s nephew broke up the fight.

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The victim was treated for facial and eye injuries at Bayonne Medical Center.

Kiniery was issued a summons and released.