Restaurant employee punched in the mouth

Man was being escorted from dining area

Published On: Oct 11 2013 11:10:44 AM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

An employee of a restaurant suffered a chipped tooth after he was punched in the mouth by a man who was harassing customers, according to police.

The victim told police Henry R. Wilson III, 54, of Madison, was politely asked to leave the dining patio in the 100 block of State Street Thursday night. When Wilson refused, the 24-year-old employee tried to escort him away when he was punched in the face.

The victim immediately tackled Wilson and, with help from another employee, held him until police arrived.

Wilson was arrested on suspicion of substantial battery and unlawful trespass.