Man arrested in connection with Kettering restaurant assault

A man is accused of assaulting a 29-year-old man in the parking lot of the Kettering Elsa's. (Photo: Kettering Police Department)

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – A man Kettering police were looking for in connection to an assault at a local restaurant is in custody in the Montgomery County Jail.

Michael Ramey
Michael Ramey

Michael Ramey, 23, is accused in an assault in the parking lot of Elsa’s Feb. 25. Dayton police arrested him Sunday afternoon. He faces obstructing official business and resisting arrest charges in Dayton and an assault charge in Kettering.

According to jail records, Ramey is due in court on the Dayton charges Monday at 1:45 p.m. He’s due in Kettering Municipal Court Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

According to the 29-year-old victim, the group of people who attacked him and his friend were talking about President Donald Trump. When his friend told them to “simmer down,” punches were thrown.

Kettering police also released cell phone video of the attack that shows a man punching the victim. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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