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Man charged after allegedly biting tip of man's finger off - Campbelltown

Sunday, 02 July 2017 03:11:24 PM

A man has been charged after an incident in Campbelltown overnight in which a man had the tip of his finger bitten off.

Just after 9.30pm (Saturday 1 July 2017), police were called to licensed premises on Railway Street following reports of a man being disruptive.

Police have been told a 42-year-old man allegedly attempted to steal handbags off a table at the location when he was confronted by a 47-year-old man.

An altercation ensued between the men and other patrons during which a 47-year-old man allegedly had the tip of his finger bitten off.

Officers from Campbelltown Local Area Command attended the location and arrested the 42-year-old man.

He was taken to Campbelltown Police Station and charged with reckless grievous bodily harm.

The 42-year-old man was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court tomorrow (Monday 3 July 2017).

The 47-year-old man was taken to Liverpool hospital for treatment and has since been released.