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Police: Comedian Katt Williams Charged With Battery in Georgia

Williams faces a battery charge and was out on bond Thursday

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    Katt Williams was arrested on April 27, 2016, following an altercation at a restaurant outside of Atlanta, Georgia.

    Police say they arrested comedian and actor Katt Williams just outside Atlanta after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager.

    East Point police Capt. Cliff Chandler says officers responded to a call of a fight at Spondivits restaurant a little after 10 p.m. Wednesday. Chandler says the restaurant manager had a bloody cut on his lip. The manager and other witnesses told officers Williams had thrown the salt shaker at him.

    Comedian Katt Williams was arrested for allegedly hitting a restaurant manager with a salt shaker.
    Photo credit: East Point Police Dept.

    Officers found Williams at a nearby Waffle House restaurant and arrested him.

    He faces a battery charge and bonded out of the East Point jail around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

    Drew Findling, an attorney for Williams, said he plans to interview witnesses and do his own investigation.

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