A security officer suffered non-life threatening injuries after a fight broke out inside a restaurant in Jersey City Monday night.
A preliminary investigation indicated that police were dispatched to the Surf City restaurant at 1 Marin Boulevard to investigate reports of a physical altercation inside the establishment shortly after 9:30 p.m.
Upon arrival, police located the bleeding security guard suffering from a broken jaw at that location.
Police believe the injured officer attempted to break up a fight between patrons when he was struck in the face.
EMS transported the officer to Jersey City Medical Center, where he is expected to recover.
Jersey City Police are investigating the incident.