Mans ear bitten off during brawl

Police investigations are continuing into a brawl overnight at Charmhaven last night which resulted in a man having half of his ear bitten off. 

About 10pm last night (Saturday 12 November 2016), emergency services were called to a licensed premise on the Pacific Highway, Charmhaven following reports of people brawling. 

When police arrived, a group of people allegedly became aggressive towards police. However, were subdued with O/C spray. 

Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command arrested a 28-year-old man at the scene, whilst a 25-year-old man was arrested at a service station a short distance away. Both men were taken Wyong Police Station. 

Both men are currently assisting police with their inquiries. 

As a result of the incident, five people were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics including a 28-year-old man who had the upper part of his ear bitten off during the incident. The man was taken to Wyong Hospital for further treatment. 

A 44-year-old female security guard, who attempted to intervene in the brawl, was also taken to Wyong Hospital after suffering injuries to her ribs and ankle. 

Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command are continuing their inquiries into the incident and appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the event to contact Wyong Police Station or Crime Stoppers. 

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.

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