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Intervening In Domestic Altercation At Bar Closing Time, Man Attacked, Punched With Portion Of Ear Bitten Off

By Jesse Wood

May 23, 2013. Insert Mike Tyson joke here:

At closing time in the early hours of Friday, May 17, a man intervened to stop an altercation between a boyfriend and girlfriend near Char Restaurant and Bar and ended up with a portion of his ear bitten off. 

Boone Police DepartmentShane Robbins, administrative sergeant with the Boone Police Department, said Michael Vann McDuffie, 22, attacked the victim with a punch and then bit a portion of his ear off. 

The 26-year-old victim, whose name was not released, went to the hospital for medical treatment while McDuffie went to jail and charged with maiming without  malice.

McDuffie was held under a $50,000 secured bond and has a pending June 26 court appearance.