Police: Phoenix man arrested for biting off girlfriend's ear

Posted at 10:50 AM, Jun 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-05 17:14:20-04

A Phoenix man was arrested after allegedly biting off his girlfriend's ear. 

Phoenix Police report that in the early morning hours of May 30, police were called to a home near Cave Creek and Pinnacle Peak roads. 

When they got to the scene, they found a woman suffering from a bite wound to her left ear. 

Police say 57-year-old William Edward Lane got into an argument with his girlfriend and assaulted her by, "biting off her left ear."

Lane was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. 

His next court date regarding this matter is Wednesday.