Viral Video: ‘Tough guy’ out on bond after punching man unconscious at Ruchi’s in Rosenberg

ROSENBERG, Texas — A man, who was allegedly caught on video knocking a patron unconscious at Ruchi's Restaurant in Rosenberg, has posted his $25,000 bail.

Alejandro Maldonado, 18, turned himself into authorities on Thursday. He is facing aggravated assault charges.

According to the Rosenberg Police Department, Maldonado was at the restaurant in the 6945 Industrial Parkway at 1:13 a.m. Sept. 24 when he assaulted the 30-year-old victim. Maldonado allegedly walked up behind the man and punched him in the right side of the face.  The victim fell to the ground unconscious from the blow. Maldonado then left the restaurant.

The police department posted a portion of the video to its Facebook page.

The victim sustained serious head injuries from the strike to the face and his head hitting the concrete.  He was taken to the hospital and later released. He is recovering from his injuries at home.