Man arrested for assault at downtown restaurant

June 28, 2020–7:08 p.m.


A 64-year old Rome man was arrested early Saturday following an altercation at a restaurant at 238 Broad Street.

According to Floyd County Jail records, William Michael Watson of an East 1st Avenue address was asked to leave the establishment several times.

Watson was reportedly being extremely disrespectful to other patrons and pushed a woman against the bar, placing his arm on her neck.

Watson was charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct.

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