Bouncer assaulted at downtown bar

Saturday, February 16, 2008 | 3:40 p.m. CST; updated 1:56 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Columbia police are looking for a man who assaulted a bouncer at a downtown bar early Saturday.

According to a Columbia Police Department release, at about 12:41 a.m. an employee of the Field House Bar at 1107 E. Broadway alerted officers that a bouncer had been cut in the face with a knife by a man he’d confronted about a fight inside the men’s restroom.

The bouncer’s wound required medical attention, but the injuries were not life threatening, the release said. The suspect left the scene after the assault.

Columbia Police Sgt. Lloyd Simon said officers were patrolling the area when the incident occurred.

“There are generally officers in the downtown area to deter any disturbance,” he said.

Police described the suspect as male with a large build, between 5 feet 11 inches and 6 feet tall. He was wearing a blue shirt at the time of the incident.

Anyone with more information is asked to submit tips to CrimeStoppers at

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