Who is Antwon M. Brown? Man suspected of attacking Louisville mayor

The Louisville, Kentucky, police department reported that they had detained a guy in relation to the attack on Greg Fischer, the mayor of the city.

“Antwon M. Brown … of Louisville was arrested without incident in the assault case of Mayor Greg Fischer,” the police department announced Tuesday. 

Fischer was attacked Saturday while visiting Fourth Street Live to celebrate Kentuckiana Pride and Juneteenth. Video footage shows the suspect punch the mayor, causing him to fall to the ground. 

The police department said Tuesday Fischer is “well and appreciates the support he has received.”

“My son, who is 30 said, ‘Dad you’re not quite an old geezer yet, but it is good to see you can still take a punch,'” Fischer said on Sunday at a Juneteenth gala. “It is an unfortunate thing. We’re living in weird times these days, so it’s just another day in the life of the mayor.”

Brown, 30, was charged with one count of assault in the fourth degree. On Wednesday, he entered a not-guilty plea.

According to court documents that Fox News Digital was able to obtain, during his arraignment on Wednesday morning, his bond was reduced from $25,000 to $5,000 cash. He was told not to speak to the Democratic mayor of the city.

The investigation into the situation is still underway, the Louisville Police Department confirmed to Fox News Digital.

According to court records, Brown had previously faced two charges of fourth-degree assault, in 2017 and 2019, according to the Courier-Journal. According to the publication, the charges in the cases were reduced.

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