Petaluma police looking for ear biter; victim bleeding heavily, lost chunk of flesh

4th and C streets in Petaluma. Photo: Google maps

Petaluma police said they are looking for the suspect who bit a man so hard on the ear that a chunk of his flesh was taken off. 

In a news release, police said a passerby told police about a man bleeding heavily near 4th and C streets near on Thursday about 10:30 p.m.

When  police arrived, they found the victim, who was "acutely intoxicated," and couldn't provide any "significant information" to help them figure out what happened. They took the man to Petaluma Valley Hospital, but no one could find the ear biter. 

Anyone who has information should call Officer Adam Wirtz at 707 781-1228