NEWS RELEASE: On September 8, 2011 at approximately 2:21 am, Officers of the Salisbury Police received a call to respond to the Monkey Barrel Bar and Grill for the report of an assault. Upon arrival the officers made contact with a Monkey Barrel employee who advised that staff members of the bar had responded to the parking lot area after hearing a disturbance and had broken up a fight between several subjects. After breaking up the fight, the employee advised that the below listed suspect approached him and struck him in the facial area. During the altercation between the suspect and the employee, the suspect also bit the employee on the arm.
ARRESTED: Nicholas Cyrus Taghipour, 24 years of age
CHARGES: Second degree assault
DISPOSITION: Released to Central Booking