Greenville bartender charged after hitting 2 patrons with baseball bat

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A bartender faces assault charges after hitting patrons with a bat during a dispute.

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened at Daytona’s Pub on 4500 block of N.C. 43 S in Greenville.

Deputies say the incident stemmed from a dispute between a female bartender and two couples who were patrons of the bar. The dispute began during last call on Saturday night.

Deputies say the dispute continued into the parking lot of the pub. During the dispute outside, the bartender hit a male and female patron in the head with a aluminum baseball bat.

A male and female patron were transported to Vidant Medical Center.

The bartender was charged with assault.

The Sheriff’s Office says more charges could be pending against the male patron.

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