Police: Employee Stabs Man During Bar Fight

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Updated: 1/04/2013 6:15 am

A fight inside a Lexington bar ended with a bar employee stabbing a man.

Police said a fight broke out inside El Potrillo around 10:15p.m. Thursday.

During the fight, police said Ricardo Saldana, 36, stabbed a man in the lower back and hit another man in the head with a beer mug.

After the fight, police said Saldana took off in a car. He was later found when an officer pulled him over for speeding near New Circle and Harrodsburg Road.

Saldana is charged with two counts of assault.

The man who was stabbed was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The man who was hit in the head is expected to be OK.

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