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March 24, 2017

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Police: Man’s thumb bitten off during fight

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Metro Police

Metro Police identified this man as a suspect in a fight about 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 near Flamingo Road and Eastern Avenue in which another man’s thumb was bitten off.

Metro Police say they are looking for a man who bit off another man’s thumb during a fight earlier this year.

The incident happened about 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 near Flamingo Road and Eastern Avenue, police said.

The man got into a verbal altercation with the victim, then began punching him and bit off the top of his right thumb, police said.

Police released a photo of the suspect. Anyone with information about his identity or whereabouts is asked to contact Metro at 702-828-8242 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.