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Man arrested after attacking Joe's Crab Shack employee

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Posted at 8:22 PM, May 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-19 21:22:23-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF)  — Authorities arrested a man this week after he allegedly attacked a Joe's Crab Shack worker near Lower Broadway.

Police arrested Michael Deckard II, 34, for pushing the employee to the ground and punching him on the head. Police said Deckard presented a gun and left the scene at 123 2nd Avenue South.

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After his arrest on First Avenue, police said he spit on officers in the patrol car.

Authorities charged Deckard with aggravated assault, assault on an officer and theft of a firearm.