Man’s ear is bitten off in Berwick fracas

Latest news from Northumbria Police.
Latest news from Northumbria Police.

Police are appealing for information after man had part of his right ear bitten off and was taken to hospital for treatment in Berwick.

At around 9.10pm on Friday, June 19, two men were involved in an altercation outside the Farmfoods store on Northumberland Road, Tweedmouth.

During the incident a 23-year-old man had part of his right ear bitten off and was taken to hospital.

A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and in particular want to speak to a man and a woman who alerted officers to the incident. They were driving a small white car and may be able to help police with their enquiries.