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Bouncer charged with assault has been fired, says owner of Boston nightclub

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Sidney Phillips, the Grand Canal bouncer charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after allegedly kicking and punching a group of clubgoers during a fight, has been fired by the club, its owner said Thursday. Dave Murray, owner of Grand Canal on Canal Street, said the company is “distressed and saddened” by Phillips’s actions and will enhance training for its employees. Additionally, the club will schedule police details for appropriate times and will hold periodic refresher sessions on the rules and regulations of the City Licensing Board, Murray said. Phillips pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday.

Colin A. Young can be reached at colin.young@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @ColinAYoung.
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