Man in underwear arrested, accused of battery

Victim said he told man to "put some clothes on"

A Madison man was arrested after police said he had a man in a headlock and struggled with police Monday morning.

An officer said she used pepper spray on Peter D. Robbins, 28, when refused to release a 22-year-old man from a headlock in the 300 block of State Street at 2:30 a.m. Robbins was wearing only underwear, police said. He told police the victim called him a derogatory name and that he wanted to kill the man because of what he was called.

The victim denied using a derogatory name and said he told the man to put some clothes on.

Robbins was arrested on suspicion of battery, disorderly conduct and resisting an officer.

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