Tyne & Wear

Arrests after Fawdon man has part of ear bitten off

Five people have been arrested after a man had part of his ear bitten off in a house in Newcastle.

Police were called to Banbury Road, Fawdon, Newcastle, on Friday evening after reports of a disturbance.

They found a 22-year-old man who had had a "small section" of his ear bitten off and another man with facial injuries.

Three men, aged 19, 20 and 23, and two women aged 17 and 22, have been arrested and are in police custody.

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