Woman accused of assaulting woman with glass bottle


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A Coralville woman has been arrested after allegedly striking a woman in the face with a cocktail glass.

Sydney Votroubek, 20, was charged Feb. 9 with willful injury.

Votroubek was bumped into by the victim’s friend, causing Votroubek to insult the victim and her friend. The victim then pushed Votroubek into a trash can. She reacted violently by allegedcly striking the victim in the face with a cocktail glass, the police complaint said. Votroubek continued to punch and pull the victim’s hair as she lay on the floor until the bar staff pulled Votroubek off.

The victim suffered severe lacerations to the face and chest that required stiches and swelling near her left eye. Iowa City police located Votroubek shortly after with cuts on her hands that she said was caused by glass, the police complaint said.

Willful injury is a Class-C felony.

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