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Man Pulls Knife at Local Restaurant

An Evergreen Park man faces charges after police say he pulled a steak knife on another man.

An Evergreen Park man faces three separate charges after a disagreement at a local bar and restaurant ended with a knife being pulled.

Michael Crofton, 40, of Evergreen Park, was charged with battery, aggravated assault and two counts of resisting an officer. 

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 12:14 a.m. police were called to Durbin's, 10240 S. Kedzie Ave., for an issue with a customer. When police arrived they found Crofton being held down by several people and armed with a knife.

Crofton joined a group conversation while at the restaurant and was previously seen putting something up his sleeve, police said. He began to ask about a female member of the group. 

Crofton eventually took a steak knife out of his sleeve and the female saw him move toward the man she was with, police said. He was quickly brought to the ground.

After being taken into custody police say that Crofton refused to remove a bracelet several times, resulting in the resisting charges.   

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