Man’s ear bitten off in brutal attack in Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia

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Horror when a man’s EAR is bitten off by a complete stranger during a Sunday walk with his girlfriend and mother

  • Man, 24, was brutally attacked in Glenelg, a beachside suburb in Adelaide
  • The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday, May 30, with the victim being hospitalized
  • Police are looking for witnesses, urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000

A young man was bitten off a huge piece of his ear by a complete stranger in a violent attack last weekend.

The man, 24, from New South Wales, underwent emergency surgery after the alleged unprovoked altercation in Glenelg, a beachside suburb in Adelaide.

The victim was walking with his girlfriend and mother in the early hours of May 30 at the time of the alleged incident.

The trio were reportedly approached by two male strangers, with an argument that started around 12:15 p.m.

Police want to speak to these two men (pictured) who they believe have information about the incident

Police want to speak to these two men (pictured) who they believe have information about the incident

The horrific incident took place on May 30 in Glenelg, a beachside suburb in Adelaide.  Police are looking for witnesses after a man bit off part of his ear

The horrific incident took place on May 30 in Glenelg, a beachside suburb in Adelaide.  Police are looking for witnesses after a man bit off part of his ear

The horrific incident took place on May 30 in Glenelg, a beachside suburb in Adelaide. Police are looking for witnesses after a man bit off part of his ear

SA police confirmed that the man was subsequently attacked by another man, who, according to police, had cut off part of the victim’s right ear.

Police are looking for two men who may have more information about the incident.

One is described as a white man, wearing a black shirt and gray pants, at the time of the incident on Jetty Rd.

He was with a man who is believed to have African appearance. He was wearing a gray shirt and red striped pants and red shoes.

The victim was later transferred to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for treatment.

Anyone who witnessed the incident – or can assist the police – is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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