Man Arrested For Biting Inch Off Ear

Detectives arrested a 34 year old from Twickenham

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Man's Ear Bitten Off In High Street Attack

Police in Putney & Wandsworth

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Detectives in Wandsworth have arrested a man in connection with an assault in Putney following an appeal on the Crimewatch programme.

A 34-year-old man from Twickenham attended a south London police station on Tuesday, 16 June and was arrested on suspicion of assault. He has been bailed to return to a south London police station in late June.

The incident occurred on Saturday, 11 April at around 21:50hrs when a 29-year-old man was assaulted outside a club on Putney High Street. During the incident the suspect bit off the top inch of the victim's ear. London Ambulance Service attended and took the injured man to a central London hospital for treatment.

Police continue to appeal for any witnesses, especially a woman in her twenties who witnessed the attack to come forward. She is described as having long straight dark brown hair, a brown leather jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information should call Wandsworth CID on 020 3276 2604 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via

June 18, 2015