Stunning video shows Colorado dad holding child during violent bar fight

Man Assaulted in Colorado Bar While Holding Four-Year-Old Daughter

VIDEO: Man holds 4-year-old daughter during violent bar fight in Colorado

The footage was captured on 25 January at around 10pm at Crossroads Pizza & wings Bar, in Jefferson County, Colorado.

A dad is charged with misdemeanor child abuse after getting a bar fight while holding his 4-year-old daughter.

Video released by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Monday shows the bar fight between three men, including the victim, who was holding the girl. A second man in a beanie then approaches Brown and backhands him on the face. Numerous punches were thrown before someone in the bar took the child from Brown, and the fight continued, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Investigators later learned that Richard Brown, 39, was holding his 4-year-old daughter when the fight began.

Once the ground, his two assailants repeatedly, brutally punch Brown in the back and stomach.

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Two men are seen slapping and punching Brown until another person takes the girl from his arms.

Police said Brown sustained serious bodily injury during the assault and had to be air lifted to a trauma center for treatment. The child was not injured in the incident.

One of the fighters wad identified as Joel Michael Wilson.

One suspect, Joel Wilson, 31, was arrested and is being held at the Jefferson County Jail for suspicion of first-degree assault, second degree assault and child abuse. "So, we don't know who the other guy is even though they're buddies and they run together, he's not telling us who the other guy is".

Deputies want to find another suspect described as white man in his mid-20s, 5-foot-8 with a thin build.

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