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Security footage across the street from an incident on Saturday, 3/5/2022 at 1:47 a.m. at Red Lion at 211 E Green St in Champaign. A video of the aftermath was uploaded by Harley Coleman: https://home/citizenaccess/public_html.youtube.com/watch?v=8g0V2…
Documents obtained in a Freedom of Information Act request submitted to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Police Department show there were nine officers at the incident. The police description of the incident is as follows: “Female punched a male who was working security at a campus bar. Male sustained lacerations to his lip and then took the female to the ground, creating lacerations to the female’s head. The female was transported to a local hospital for treatment.” Woman was 22 and hospitalized and treated by Carle Foundation Hospital. Bouncer details not taken down but he was treated by AMT.
Police said no charges were filed, but bar owner Scott Cochrane said there would be more training for bouncers and security.