Marine is subdued by patron who he pulled a knife on inside Jason Aldean’s bar — Erik Blankenbaker #VisitMusicCity

29-year-old Marine Intelligence Officer Erik Blankenbaker, from California, was subdued by a patron who he pulled a knife on inside Jason Aldean’s Kitchen & Rooftop Bar Friday night in downtown Nashville. The victim of the aggravated assault held him down until security took him into custody, at which time the victim left the scene, not wishing to prosecute. Once police arrived they took Blankenbaker into custody and charged him with public intoxication and disorderly conduct. He is free on pre-trial release.