Bartender Stabs Patrons During Brawl: Police

Police say an enraged bartender turned the table on two of her patrons after one of them threw a drink in her face overnight, stabbing one customer and slashing another person in the arm.

A ruckus broke out around 1 a.m. Friday inside the Studio 7 Lounge at 60 and Spruce Streets in West Philadelphia.

During the fight a patron threw a drink onto the unidentified woman behind the bar, according to Philadelphia Police.

The upset bartender then allegedly grabbed a knife and stabbed the drink thrower in the hand, police said.


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She then allegedly slashed one of the man’s friends in the arm before fleeing the scene while visibly upset, according to investigators.

Officers caught up to the woman about a block away and took her in for questioning.

Both victims were taken to the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.

Blood was visible on the tile floor of the bar as police investigated the incident.

No charges were immediately filed.

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