Man struck in head by rock during fight

Police ask that man be banned from city parks

MADISON, Wis. - A 47-year-old Madison man was struck in the head by a rock during a fight that broke out at a park on the city's east side Wednesday, according to police.

The victim told police he and a group of people were hanging out at Burr Jones Park when Tyrone A. Flood, 47, disrespected a woman in the group and the victim demanded an apology.

The confrontation escalated to a fistfight. Police said Flood armed himself with a rock.

The victim was not seriously injured.

Flood was arrested on suspicion of battery.

Police are asking that Flood be banned from Madison parks.

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