One man arrested after pulling knife during fight inside Ypsilanti restaurant, police say
Update: The name of the restaurant has been added to the story.
A 24-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a large hunting knife during fight inside a downtown Ypsilanti restaurant, police said.
Ypsilanti police said officers were called at 6 a.m. Friday to Abe's Coney Island in the 400 block of West Michigan Avenue to what started as a verbal altercation among at least three people, then escalated into a fistfight and the knife being pulled.
According to a police summary of the incident, a 24-year-old man pulled a large hunting type knife during the fight and went “after the victim.” Officers arrived before anyone was seriously hurt and arrested the one man.
Prior to the knife being pulled, police said, the victim was shoved by a different suspect. The victim then punched that suspect and the other man pulled the knife, according to the summary.
The 24-year-old man with the knife was taken to the county jail and booked on a charge of felonious assault, the summary said.
No further details were available this morning.