IOWA CITY — A member of the University of Iowa track team has been arrested after he allegedly hit another man over the head with a bottle of champagne at a downtown liquor store.

Iowa City police say Graham Valdes is charged with assault causing bodily injury in the incident early Saturday.

Police responded to a report about a man hit with a bottle. The man, who was not identified, told police another man hit him with a bottle as he leaving after his friend urinated in the store. 

Valdes told officers he hit the man because he was pushing past people and felt threatened.

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Iowa spokesman Phil Haddy declined to comment on Tuesday. Valdes is listed a senior high jumper.

There is no online court listing for Valdes.