🔴Days after his birthday a Princeton man was turned away from a Chicago club

🔴Robert Kaminski responded by macing the bouncers who then took him down

🔴Kaminski's booking photo shows him with a black eye

Bouncers at a Chicago club did an "emergency takedown" of a New Jersey man when he sprayed tear gas in their face, police said.

Robert Kaminski, of Princeton, who had just turned 21, was turned away from the Hangge Uppe nightclub in Chicago on Feb. 17.

When Kaminski started spraying, the two bouncers were able to hold him until police showed up according to a report obtained from Chicago police by CWB Chicago.

SEE ALSO: Bikinis and shorts in freezing Seaside Heights Polar Plunge

Robert Kaminski
Robert Kaminski (Chicago police)

Charges and a black eye

Kaminski was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and treated for undisclosed injuries, according to CWB Chicago. A booking photo shows him with a black eye.

The bouncers were treated for the tear gas and went back to work.

Police did not disclose why Kaminski was in Chicago. He is a member of the Princeton High School Class of 2021.

Kaminski was charged with two counts of battery, cause bodily harm, according to police records. He was later released from police custody.

Report a correction 👈 | 👉 Contact our newsroom

NJ company layoffs announced in 2024

New Jersey saw over 14,000 total layoffs in 2023, according to WARN data. By late February, there were 11 different notices of layoffs — including three company cutting 80 or more positions in NJ.

Gallery Credit: Erin Vogt

The secret reason those in New Jersey don't mind one hour

We may not realize it at the time, but it's what those in NJ prefer.

Gallery Credit: Mike Brant

Still More NJ DOT humorous safety messages

The NJ DOT continued to use a series of humorous seasonal safety messages on its' over 200 electronic signs around New Jersey.

Gallery Credit: Dan Alexander

More From New Jersey 101.5 FM