NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police say man’s ear was bitten off after a dispute.
34-year-old Lionel Carrington was arrested for malicious wounding in connection with the incident.
Newport News Police said they were called to the 800 block of 14th Street for a domestic assault at around 1:45 a.m. Sunday.
Carrington told police when they arrived that he was struck in the face by the man during an argument over a vehicle, according to a press release.
Police said while speaking to the 26-year-old man they learned that Carrington allegedly bit part of the man’s ear off during the incident.
He was taken to the hospital by a relative, according to police.
Carrington is being held without bond at the Newport News City Jail.
He has a court hearing coming up on June 15 at 8:30 a.m.