Man in court after ear partially bitten off at Camperdown

A man has been charged after an ear was partially bitten off a second man during a fight in Camperdown yesterday.

Around 11.30am (Thursday 27 February 2020), two men were involved in a physical altercation on Missenden Road.

Police were told a man, aged 37, punched a second man in the head multiple times before biting and severing part of his right ear.

Officers from Inner West Police Area Command attended and arrested the 37-year-old.

He was taken to Newtown Police Station where he was charged with cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent.

He was refused bail to appear at Newtown Local Court today (Friday 28 February 2020).

The second man was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for treatment.

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