KC Councilman charged with assault at a restaurant in the city’s 18th and Vine District

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — City prosecutors charged Councilman Brandon Ellington, who represents people living in the city’s third district, with assault Wednesday morning.

Kansas City police say the victim walked into the police station to file the report.

According to the police report, the incident happened around 9:45 p.m. March 20. The victim told investigators Ellington was at Soriee Steak & Oyster House in the 18th and Vine District when Ellington poked him in the chest multiple times.

The victim did not wish to publically comment on what happened.

Ellington was ticketed and is scheduled to be in court April 29 at 1:30 p.m. FOX4 is expecting to hear from him Wednesday afternoon.

This is a developing story. We will bring you additional information as it becomes available.

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