Man charged in assault at Westland pizzeria

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

An Ecorse man has been arraigned in the Friday assault of a Westland pizzeria owner at his business, officials said.

Mark Daniel Chapman, 48, was charged with armed robbery causing serious injury, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder by strangulation, and assault with a dangerous weapon, according to Westland Police. He was also charged as a habitual offender.

If convicted, he faces up to life in prison for the armed robbery charge and up to 10 years in prison for the assault charge.

A judge ordered Chapman held without bond and scheduled his next court appearance for Thursday, Nov. 8 .

Police said the charges against Chapman stem from an that attack happened Friday between 2 and 4 p.m. at the Nautilus Sub & Pizza Shop on Cherry Hill near Wayne Road.

The victim was struck with a blunt object and suffered a broken jaw and multiple injuries, officials said. He remains hospitalized.

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