Punches and grabs lead to arrest in Worth bar

  • Written by Bob Rakow

 A dispute in a Worth bar led one man to be charged with battery after punching another patron, police said.
  Alex E. Ryan, 21, of Worth, was arrested at 1:12 a.m. Friday after twice punching a man who asked him not to touch his girlfriend, police said.
  The man told police Ryan grabbed his girlfriend’s hand, and the woman said Ryan also touched her buttocks.
  The man asked Ryan to keep his hands off his girlfriend, causing Ryan to punch him in the cheek, knocking him to the ground. He got up and Ryan punched him in the forehead.

  Ryan, who police said was highly intoxicated, admitted to police that he hit that victim, according to the report.