Man charged with assault

BY DI STAFF | OCTOBER 10, 2011 7:20 AM

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Iowa City police arrested an Illinois man after he allegedly assaulted another man at a downtown bar.

Robert Gavrick III, 19, Willow Springs, Ill., was charged Oct. 7 with assault causing bodily injury.

According to a complaint, officers became aware of Gavrick on the Pedestrian Mall in front of the Library Bar, 111 E. College St., when he was being shouted at by another male — who told officers Gavrick and two other men approached him while he was in the restroom.

The complaint said witnesses told police Gavrick and the male fought on the dance floor over a female.

Gavrick allegedly grabbed the male around the neck and slammed his head against the wall.

The complaint said the male had corresponding marks on his neck and a red lump on the back of his head.

—by Hayley Bruce

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