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Bartender Hit In Head During Fight With Customer, Say Peekskill Police

Peekskill Police are investigating a weekend bar fight.
Peekskill Police are investigating a weekend bar fight. Photo Credit: File Photo

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill Police are looking into multiple incidents that led to a bartender being assaulted at the Tin Whistle on Saturday.

An altercation occurred at the bar involving a group of women early Saturday morning.. Police arrived, the women left and the bar was cited for being a disorderly premise, according to Lt. John White.

One of the women involved in the altercation returned to the bar at 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, White said. The bartender said she was not allowed in, but the woman ignored her and walked into the bar, claiming she was there to get a jacket, White said.

A fight ensued and the woman picked up a bottle and hit the bartender in the head with it, White said. White said the bartender had some minor bruises.

Police have not filed charges and are still investigating what happened.

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