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Cops: Man Loses Part of His Nose After Two Men Bite Each Other During Fight Over Tequila

GRANT COUNTY, Indiana - In a scene right out of Shakespeare, a Grant County man bit off part of his neighbor's nose on Sunday, after police say they got into a fight over a bottle of tequila.  According to Marion police, the altercation took place when Miguel Lopez and Miguel Florentino-Ramirez began biting each other in front of one of their homes on West 9th street. 

Police say Lopez struck first with a bite to Florentino-Ramirez’s cheek. But one does not bite Miguel Florentino-Ramirez without repercussions and he quickly bit back, slicing off the tip of Lopez's nose. 

Although police located the piece of nose under a tree, doctors were not able to reattach it at the hospital. 

Both men were charged with battery. Officials say Lopez was released from jail early so he could see a plastic surgeon. 

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