Bar Patron Slammed In Face With Beer Stein In Unprovoked Attack

TEMECULA ( — A bar patron suffered cuts and a broken nose when he was slammed in the face with a beer stein during an unprovoked attack in a Temecula bar Friday.

Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Hard Hat’s Sports Bar & Grill located in the 27000 block of Jefferson Avenue on Friday just after 7:20 p.m.

Officials were responding to a deadly weapon report, according to Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Dean Spivacke.

The victim, identified as a 48-year-old Sunland man, wrote down the alleged assailant’s license plate before he drove off.

A deputy later spotted the car and pulled the driver over. The man was identified as Michael James Osborne, 32,of Temecula.

Osborne was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. He was released from jail after posting a $25,000 bail.

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