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Man hit in head with beer mug, deputies say


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BROOKSVILLE - A Zephyrhills man was arrested Thursday night after hitting a man in the head with a beer mug at a Brooksville bar, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office.

Charles Taylor, 51, got into a verbal fight with another man over a woman in the Sail Inn Bar at 6107 Broad St. A physical fight started inside the bar, according to an arrest affidavit, and continued outside into the parking lot.

Witnesses said Taylor started the fight and hit the man one time in the head with a beer mug, which knocked the alleged victim to the ground and left a deep cut.

Taylor was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and released on $2,500 bail Friday afternoon.

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