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Man bites off police officer’s ear after being stopped from breaking into home

By Mason White 6:51 PM September 16, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
A man was arrested on a charge of causing grievous bodily harm after allegedly biting off a police officer’s ear, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos State police said that they arrested 27-year-old Ibrahim Ayelangbe, after being accused of assaulting the police officer who attempted to arrest him.

Ayelangbe was charged with trespassing and serious assault.

The victim was identified as Officer Ebere Nwogidi.

According to the police investigation, Ayelangbe was arrested while trying to jump over a fence of a private residence when he was stopped by the officer.

The suspect tried to escape, and the two began to fight. If convicted, Ayelangbe faces up to 3 years in prison.