Comedian Gary Jackson has been charged with one count of wounding related an incident at the Hong Kong Brew House on March 16, the police told HKFP on Tuesday.

File photo: James Cridland, via Flickr.

Jackson allegedly smashed a glass into the face of a heckler during an open-mic event.

He will appear at the Eastern Magistrates’ Court next Thursday.

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