San Diego police: Man attacked other man at club for dancing with his girlfriend

Posted at 9:15 AM, Nov 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-08 12:15:44-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man smashed a beer bottle into another man's face for dancing with his girlfriend early Wednesday morning at a Gaslamp-area nightclub, police said.

The assault occurred about 1:20 a.m. inside the Onyx Room at 852 Fifth Avenue in downtown San Diego, according to San Diego police Sgt. Jordan Wells.

"The victim ... was dancing with the suspect's girlfriend," Wells said. "The suspect got upset, took a beer bottle and smashed it into the victim's face."

The suspect fled the nightclub and police were looking for him Wednesday morning, the sergeant said. He was described as a roughly 6-foot tall man in his 20s.

Paramedics took the injured man to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.