Police: Man arrested in stabbing at Mayport restaurant

William Burroughs charged with aggravated battery

By Bethany Tucker - Executive producer

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of William Burroughs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 27-year-old man accused of stabbing another man in the neck at a Mayport restaurant was arrested Wednesday night, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. 

William Burroughs is charged with aggravated battery. 

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. at Bongiorno's Philly Steak and Pizza Restaurant on Mayport Road.

According to an arrest report, surveillance video captured the entire incident, but it's unclear what exactly incited the violence.

There were multiple witnesses who directed police to a nearby barber shop where Burroughs ran after the stabbing, the arrest report said. 

The victim was taken to UF Health with life-threatening injuries, police said. 

Burroughs was booked into the Duval County jail, and ordered held on $250,000 bond.

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