A 23-year-old Dayton Fire Department recruit was accused of punching someone at Timothy’s Bar & Grill on Brown Street near UD, according to a police report.
A University of Dayton student stopped police that were patrolling the area around Timothy’s and told officers his friend was assaulted inside the business, the report states.
Police spoke with the suspect who said he was talking to a girl at the bar when someone tried to hit him, the report states.
He said he wasn’t sure what was going on and started swinging back and was not sure if he hit anyone. He told police he was a recruit for the fire department.
Timothy’s staff told police they saw the offender hit the victim in the back of the head and then escorted him from the bar. The victim had trouble articulating what happened, and all parties were intoxicated, the police report states.
The suspect was summons arrested for misdemeanor assault and the victim was ordered to the prosecutor’s office, the report states.
Earlier this year, a Dayton firefighter, Jacob Freels, was arrested on suspicion of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving while intoxicated, which was his third arrest for OVI in the last four years, records showed.
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