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Bar patrons punched by Madison man who had been asked to leave

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MADISON (WKOW) -- A Madison man was arrested after police say he tried to fight people when he was asked to leave a bar.

The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday at Irish Pub on State Street in Madison. Police say bar patrons and employees had to hold a suspect down after he caused a disturbance.

The man was identified as 48-year-old Toby L. Jones. Police say he punched people, including a 36-year-old woman. She and others were trying to calm the suspect down when she was struck in the head and knocked to the ground, according to the Madison Police Department.

Police say Jones punched one man so hard, his head bounced off a door. The police report lists two other victims as well.

Jones was arrested and tentatively charged with three counts of battery and disorderly conduct.

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