BRADENTON — A Cortez man has been charged with aggravated battery, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
Demetrios George Kokolis, vice president of operations of Gulf Drive Cafe, 900 Gulf Dr. N., Bradenton Beach, was arrested at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, according to the report.
The 23-year-old victim was in the 1200 block of Fourth Avenue West in Bradenton around 2:43 a.m. Saturday saying goodbye to Kokolis' girlfriend, according to the report, when Kokolis punched him, knocking out one of his upper teeth and damaging other teeth.
The victim went to Manatee Memorial Hospital for medical attention.
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Kokolis was released Sunday from Manatee County jail on $5,000 bond.