Man Told To Get A Job Accused Of Chair Attack

(AP) A man was arrested after he allegedly responded to someone telling him to get a job by picking up a folding chair and striking another man with it three times.

Coralville police responded to a fight in progress around 5 p.m. on Sunday, and arrested the man and charged him with assault causing bodily injury.

According to police reports, the suspect was drinking beer with a friend when the victim, whose name police are not publishing, told the suspect to "get a job."

The man then allegedly picked up the folding chair and hit the victim.

The man was in custody as of Monday afternoon with a $2,000 cash bond.

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Information from: Iowa City Press-Citizen, http://www.press-citizen.com/

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