Man arrested for fight

Published 9:46 am Monday, July 20, 2009

A 34-year-old Austin man was arrested Sunday for allegedly attacking another man with a chair leg.

The suspect, who has not been formally charged, reportedly hit a 28-year-old man with a broken-off chair leg during an altercation early Sunday at 1202 Ninth St. N.E. The victim was bleeding heavily but refused medical attention besides receiving gauze pads, according to a police report.

Police found the suspect upstairs at the house passed out, and he appeared drunk. He was verbally offensive to officers when taken away.

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According to the report, the suspect also allegedly punched another man, 20, in the nose and was acting wildly, according to witnesses.