Woman recovering after being knocked off the roof of a bar by a chair
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – A man threw a metal chair off the roof of a popular Nashville bar last week, an affidavit said.
According to court affidavits obtained by News4, Metro Nashville officers working on Lower Broadway on March 26 witnessed a chair being thrown from the roof of Jason Aldean’s bar and assaulted a women on the sidewalk below.
According to the affidavit, the victim of the falling chair required immediate medical attention and she was subsequently stitched up. Police then stormed into Jason Aldean’s bar to locate the person who threw the chair.
The affidavit said that while police were on the top floor, a bar patron pointed out Wyatt Thomas Whitlock, 21, sitting in the corner where the chair had been thrown.
Whitlock admitted to police that he threw the chair off the roof and that it was an accident. The affidavit also states that he lied and admitted to drinking heavily that night.
Whitlock currently has a bond set at $10,000 and is awaiting trial at the end of April.
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