Delaware State Senator Darius Brown accused of hitting woman inside restaurant

WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) -- A Delaware state senator has been charged with two misdemeanors for allegedly punching a woman at a restaurant last weekend.

Senator Darius Brown, who represents part of Wilmington, turned himself in on charges of offensive touching and disorderly conduct on Tuesday.

The 39-year-old is accused of hitting a woman in the side of the face at the Taverna Rustic Italian Restaurant on Sunday.

Police say the two had been arguing about a social media post.

After the attack, Senator Brown allegedly threw a glass of water and left.

Brown left the restaurant before police arrived, according to Delaware State Police.

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