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Crime brief: Man attacks employee at Pitbull concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre

Police arrest San Jose man after Live Nation employee suffers injuries to face and head

A San Jose man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly hit an employee at Shoreline Amphitheatre multiple times in the face and head, according to police.

The confrontation between the 28-year-old man and the Live Nation employee occurred around 10 p.m. during the Pitbull concert on Saturday, Aug. 3, and was reportedly sparked when the employee tried to stop the man from stepping in front of a large video screen near the right lawn area inside the venue, according to police spokeswoman Katie Nelson.

The man reportedly hit the employee in response, and tried to walk away when he called for help, Nelson said. The victim suffered wounds to his face and head, and was taken to Shoreline Amphitheatre's medical tent for treatment.

The alleged assailant was stopped and detained by concert staff at a bar inside the venue and was later arrested and transported to Santa Clara County jail on suspicion of battery causing serious injuries.

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