Bouncer extremely critical after Southampton attack

A bouncer is in extremely critical condition after an unruly patron allegedly choked him out Thursday at a Southampton bar. Anthony Oddone, 25, was arrested for allegedly assaulting Andrew Reister, 40,

News 12 Staff

Aug 8, 2008, 3:44 AM

Updated 5,818 days ago

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A bouncer is in extremely critical condition after an unruly patron allegedly choked him out Thursday at a Southampton bar.
Anthony Oddone, 25, was arrested for allegedly assaulting Andrew Reister, 40, at the Publick House out east. Police say Oddone held the 40-year-old in a choke hold for a significant time after the bouncer passed out.
The incident was allegedly sparked after Oddone told Reister to stop dancing on a table in the bar.
A number of patrons attempted to stop the attack. Police arrested Oddone after he allegedly tried to flee the scene in a taxi.
Oddone has been charged with first-degree assault and is being held on $500,000 bail. He was arraigned at Southampton Village Justice Court.


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