Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- An assault that occurred at a Rochester restaurant resulted in serious injuries for the victim. 

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That’s according to Rochester Police Department Spokesperson Amanda Grayson. Officers responded to the establishment around 1:10 Sunday morning. 

The victim is described as a man. Police say he was punched in the face and fell to the ground where he is believed to have been punched several more times. 

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The man was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with what were described as serious but non-life-threatening injuries.


The alleged after-hours attack occurred at Los Jarritos Café, which is located at 34 17th Ave. Northwest. 


Grayson identified the alleged assailant as 26-year-old Xavier Abreu-Vasques of Rochester. He was arrested on suspicion of felony third-degree assault charges

Xavier Abreu-Vasques. Olmsted County ADC
Xavier Abreu-Vasques. Olmsted County ADC

Police did not indicate if was arrested at the scene of a different location. He was booked into the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center shortly after 2:30 Sunday morning, according to jail records. 

Grayson says the reported attack is part of an ongoing investigation.  Abreu-Vasques is awaiting his arraignment hearing in Olmsted County Court.

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