My Fox Boston
- Sunday, 20
- Bouncer hit,
- Tips Alert
Worcester Police Of Assault Video Posted Online
Police say a nightclub bouncer hit and then robbed a customer
inside of the bathroom at that club.
35-year-old Easton Byfield was arrested on Friday.
Police received tips pointing to a YouTube clip of Byfield
punching a 25-year-old man at the Platinum Premier Club in
"The video did show two males in a bathroom questioning another
male who appeared to be a patron of the club. One of the
employees is filming the incident while the other employee is
questioning the patron. During the questioning, the male,
without warning, punched the victim in the face; he then
continued to punch him approximately three more times in the
face and head area. At one point in the assault the employee
takes cash out of the victim's wallet and kept it. The employee
also locked the bathroom door while the assault was taking place
preventing the victim's escape.
After reviewing the video and obtaining the suspect information,
detectives were able to track down the victim of the incident.
The victim is a 25 year old Worcester resident. "
The incident allegedly happened in May of 2010. Byfield
originally said he was assaulted by the victim. He now faces
charges of Assault and Battery, Kidnapping, Unarmed Robbery and
Filing a False Police report.