Police: Evansville woman cuts bartender's ear in two

(EVANSVILLE, IN) -- An Evansville woman is behind bars after police say she cut a bartender's ear in two with a beer glass.

Police say 39-year-old Christi Lee Scott was asked to leave Ye Olde Tyme Tavern on West Franklin Street around 11:30 pm Tuesday after she became upset the bartender won't give her a free beer for her birthday.

But, police say it wasn't her birthday. She reportedly hit the bartender in the head with a beer glass, cutting completely through his left ear.

The bartender, Robert Sanders Senior was taken to the hospital. Christi Scott is charged with felony aggravated battery.

Report: WFIE, Evansville