Man arrested after pub punch death

19:09 08 December 2012

A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the death of a man assaulted outside a pub in Camden.

The 22-year-old man was arrested at his home address in north London today on suspicion of the murder of David Forbes, 42, from Dundee.

He is currently in custody at a north London police station.

Mr Forbes was punched by a man outside The Rocket pub in Euston Road on Sunday, November 25 at around 2.25am, Scotland Yard said.

He was taken to hospital for treatment for a head injury and died yesterday.

Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Anyone with information call police on 020 8358 0100 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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