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Providence councilman assaulted outside bar

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Dee DeQuattro


A Providence City Council member was assaulted outside a bar early Friday morning.

The ward 11 councilman, Davian Sanchez was leaving Escape Hookah bar on Douglas Avenue when he attempted to break up a fight outside.

Sanchez said after the fight broke up he was trying to call police when 2 or 3 of the men came back in a car. The drove up behind him and knocked him down and then attacked him as he tried to get up.

Sanchez then fled with his friends and called police. He suffered from bruising on his face and scraps on his legs. He declined medical attention.

Sanchez is the youngest member of the Providence City Council.

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