|Man shooting arrow (illustration)|
A man was arrested on a charge of inflicting injury after allegedly biting the nose of a restaurant customer who tried to break up a fight, according to police in Japan.
Saitama police said that they have arrested 50-year-old Steven David Watson, after being accused of assaulting a 33-year-old man who tried to stop a fight between Watson and his brother-in-law.
In court, Watson pleaded not guilty to inflicting injury.
According to the criminal complaint, on Sunday, Watson drank alcohol at the Saizeriya restaurant and became intoxicated. He then shot arrows at empty seats in the restaurant, endangering other customers.
Watson brother-in-law and the victim warned him to stop shooting arrows, and in response, the suspect became violent.
He began assaulting his 24-year-old brother-in-law and then bit the 33-year-old man’s nose. During police questioning, Watson denied drinking alcohol, and he denied assaulting anyone or shooting arrows.