Sacto 9-1-1
September 4, 2013
Carnival worker suspected of broken bottle assault

Hernandezmelger-1.jpgA carnival worker has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a fellow employee with a broken beer bottle.

Police said that two carnival workers at Auburn's Gold Country Fairgrounds got into an argument about 4 a.m. Tuesday, a disagreement that turned into a physical altercation. During the altercation, Gregorio Hernandez-Melgarejo, 28, (pictured) broke a beer bottle and then cut his 26-year-old fellow employee.

Auburn police took Hernandez-Melgarejo into custody, booking him into Placer County Jail.

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