Strip club ‘armed guard’ recovering after head-bashing with concrete stand

 

mrvasquez@MiamiHerald.com

An argument at a South Miami-Dade strip club turned violent, landing the club bouncer in the hospital and prompting a search for the unknown assailant.

Police say they are still looking for tips related to the March 7 incident at QT’s Cabaret, 23101 South Dixie Hwy. Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

At around 3:30 in the morning, police say bouncer Dwayne Isaacs was attacked while trying to break up a fight in the front parking lot of the strip club. While trying to defuse the situation, Isaacs was struck from behind with the concrete stand that holds a barricade used to guide customers waiting in line.

The unexpected blow knocked Isaacs to the ground, where he laid unconscious for about a minute, police say. The attacker left the area and Isaacs was taken to Homestead Hospital.

QT’s employee Jovaris Rose, who witnessed the attack, said it all started when two men were kicked out of the club for strirring up trouble. Isaacs, whose title “armed guard,” then went to the parking lot where the two men were.

While in the parking lot, one of the men ambushed Isaacs, Rose said.

The concrete stand fractured Isaacs’ skull, according to police, while also breaking several bones in his face.

Isaacs, who has a girlfriend and two young sons, is expected to make a full recovery. But the injuries were serious enough that Isaacs hasn’t been able to return to work.

“He’s having a whole lot of bad headaches,” Rose said. “And sometimes his vision is blurry a little bit.”

Neither Isaacs nor club management returned calls seeking comment.

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