A lap dancing club has avoided having its opening hours slashed despite police concerns over a string of violent episodes.
Instead, Angels Gentlemen's Club in West Bromwich has been ordered to stick to a number of conditions after a hearing by
The club was hauled before a panel after police said it wanted the club to close at midnight after a number of late-night assaults, including a fight that left one man with a fractured cheekbone and a vicious robbery.
separate incident, a member of staff had a baseball bat. But at yesterday's meeting an agreement was reached to allow the club to remain open until 4am on Friday and Saturday nights provided bosses stick to stringent new rules.
Customers must be
scanned by metal detectors and searched by staff, while lighting and CCTV must be installed on the car park.
A record of door staff must also be kept, and groups of five people or more will be refused entry unless they agree to have details of
their identification taken.