LAKEVIEW — Bow Truss owner Phil Tadros was arrested on domestic violence charges last week, allegedly for biting a woman's finger.
Around 5:15 p.m. Thursday, the coffee chain owner got into an argument with a woman and bit her, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.
He also allegedly pushed her to the ground, causing abrasions to the woman's arm, Sweeney said.
The relationship between the woman and Tadros was unclear. He was charged with a misdemeanor count of domestic battery, police said.
The incident occurred in the 3600 block of North Wayne Avenue, police said. No bond information is listed on the arrest report, Sweeney said.
Tadros, 37, was released from custody at 7 a.m. Friday, according to the arrest report.
Tadros refused to comment Monday night.
Tadros has rapidly expanded Bow Truss in recent years. Earlier this year, he announced plans to expand Bow Truss Coffee Roasters from eight locations to 17, making it the largest independent coffee shop in Chicago.
He is also a co-owner of Aquanaut Brewery.
In July, Crain's Chicago Business detailed how Tadros is dealing with more than 15 lawsuits and other issues
A court date has been set for Sept. 8 at the Circuit Court of Cook County, 555 W. Harrison St.
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