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Arrest after assault at Beer Bellyz


ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A Rochester man is behind bars after an assault a local bar.

29-year-old Christopher Newton was taken into custody after the early morning assault at Beer Bellyz on Saturday.

Police say they got a call from the emergency room at OMC Hospital around 4:30 a.m.

The victim in the emergency room had injures on his face and the back of his head.

Authorities believe the injuries to the victim's head may have been from a beer bottle or from fists.

Police believe the injured man insulted Newton in the bar bathroom between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. and that's when Newton turned violent.

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