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Police looking for man who bit off part of other man's thumb during fight

Posted at 11:23 AM, Mar 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-20 15:33:20-04

Las Vegas police are looking for a man who severely beat another man and bit part of his thumb off.

The fight was reported at 8:25 p.m. Jan. 15 near East Flaming Road and South Eastern Avenue.

The investigation initiated by the LVMPD Southeast Area Command Patrol Investigations Section indicated there was a verbal confrontation between the suspect and the victim. The incident became violent when the suspect began punching the victim. During the fight, the suspect bit the first digit of the victim’s right thumb off.

The suspect is described as a black male adult, approximately 25 to 30 years old, standing about 5-feet 7-inches and weighing approximately 170 pounds. A photograph of the
suspect is attached to this release.

Anyone with any information about the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is urged to contact the LVMPD Southeast Area Command Patrol Investigations Section at 702-
828-8242. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com, or text CRIMENV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES).