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Minneapolis officer loses finger in bite attack

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man is charged with assault after authorities say he bit off the finger of a police officer.


Authorities say police were responding to a mental health emergency Tuesday when 54-year-old James Curtis Dawkins attacked them. The complaint says Dawkins punched and kicked the officers, then bit down on Officer Chad Meyer's finger through his glove.

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