A man was arrested on a charge of battery after allegedly biting off the ear of his boyfriend during a domestic dispute, according to police in Florida.
St. Petersburg police said that they have arrested 31-year-old Bruce Tolbert, after getting into a violent fight with his boyfriend of two years.
In court, Tolbert pleaded not guilty to one count of aggravated domestic battery. Tolbert was booked into the Pinellas County jail, and his bail was set at $50,000.
A judge ordered Tolbert to stay away from the victim. According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Friday, in the couple’s home.
During the fight, Tolbert bit off a piece of his boyfriend's left ear.
Police officers who arrived at the scene, saw that the victim was missing a piece of his ear. They searched on the ground, and recovered the piece of ear.