Bouncer allegedly assaults man with chronic tremors, mistaken for drug use

A night at the club turned into a night in the hospital for a 29-year old who said he was assaulted after his "chronic tremors" were mistaken for drug use.

"He kept accusing me of being on cocaine or molly because I was shaking from my medical condition," 29-year old Alex Whitley said.

Whitely attending the nightclub "Label" on June 23. He filed a police report, reading, "an unknown black male bouncer assaulted him by placing him in a head lock and throwing him to the ground."

Whitley said the bouncer told him he was not allowed inside the club and when he did not leave immediately, the bouncer took him down.

"He ran at me like a football player," Whitley added. "I wasn't slurring or anything. He didn't think I was drunk, he just accused me of being on cocaine or molly. He kept saying that over and over."

Label has since closed its doors due to an unrelated matter. The AvidXChange Music Factory, where it was located, tells FOX 46 Charlotte, the security for Label was their own and not affiliated with the Factory.

FOX 46 Charlotte reached out to Label's prior management but have had no response. Whitley is asking anyone who was waiting in line that night, who might have been shooting cell phone video of the incident, to come forward while he works with police.

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