|Carleigh Hager and Ryan Cameron|
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of battery after allegedly trying to pull out the tongue of his girlfriend during a fight, according to police in Indiana.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said that they have arrested 26-year-old Ryan Cameron, after being accused of beating 25-year-old Carleigh Hager.
Cameron has been charged with battery and strangulation. He was booked into the Marion County Jail, and his bail was set at $2,000.
If convicted, Cameron faces up to 34 years in prison. According to the victim, on Saturday night, Cameron and Hager went to a friend’s wedding.
At some point, Hager began asking to leave the wedding. When they returned home, and argument broke out. Hager went into her bedroom to get away from Cameron.
He followed Hager into the bedroom, and began choking her.
He then slammed her head into a tub and biting her body wherever he could reach. He attempted to bite off her fingers and the tips of her ears.
He also attempted to rip her tongue out of her mouth. He dragged her through the house, leaving a quarter sized opening on her forehead.
At some point during the beating, Hager lost consciousness, eventually awakening with a female officer standing over her, calling for an ambulance.
Hager suffered over 20 bite marks throughout her body. The severe beating also resulted in swelling and blood in her brain.
She was rushed to a hospital, where she is said to be in stable condition.