A man was charged July 13 with trying to cut another man with a box cutter in an Ellisville bar.
Nicholas Pontello, 21, of the 200 block of Hilltop Drive in , faces a second-degree assault charge.
said the man had been banned from Alibi 25, a bar and grill in the Maple Tree Center at 15856 Clayton Road, but he arrived there about 10:45 p.m. July 12. According to police, employees and at least one patron tried to convince him to leave peacefully.
According to the report, Pontello swung a box cutter at one of the employees, missing his head by inches. The blade was exposed.
Bond was set for Pontello at $20,000.
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