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Man bites victim's ear off, flees scene

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Groton – Police didn't find a weapon, but they did find a key piece of evidence at the scene of a fight that occurred shortly after midnight: the ear that someone had bitten off a 45-year-old male victim.

The fight occurred in the area of Midway Oval and Miami Court, Groton Town police said. During the altercation, the male suspect bit off a portion of the victim's ear, police said.

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. The victim was taken to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London for treatment, police said.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the assault should contact police at (860) 441-6712.

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