Duo attacks another man at Florida bar after the victim said not flirt with a girl

man attacks another man at florida bar after he told him to not flirt with a girl
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Nov. 13 2021, Published 3:21 p.m. ET

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Two Florida brothers attacked another man at a Jacksonville bar after the victim told them to stop flirting with a female earlier in the night, police said.

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On Nov. 7, police said Austin and Barret Lennon, 24 and 21, attacked a man inside a bar after the victim told Austin to stop flirting with a woman earlier in the evening.

According to witnesses, the brothers were seen approaching the victim from behind while he was on the dance floor when they attacked him, Action News Jax reported.

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Police said the victim was found with his T-shirt covered in blood, as he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

While the arrest report did not show what kind of weapon was used, police did say the victim was hit in the head with a beer bottle and then stabbed in the stomach with the broken bottle, News 4 Jax reported.

After investigating, officials determined Austin Lennon was responsible for the alleged assault. Because of that, he was charged with attempted first-degree murder, resisting an officer without violence and disorderly intoxication and other charges.

For his part, Barret was charged with battery, resisting an officer without violence and disorderly intoxication, police said.

Austin was booked into the Duval County jail, where he is still being held, officials said.


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