World Cup 2014: English Fan's Ear Bitten Off by Fellow Supporter

The incident took place during England's World Cup group game against Uruguay in Brazil.

updated: June 29, 2014 13:36 IST
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London: An England fan had his ear bitten off by another during the side's World Cup game against Uruguay in Brazil, police in Britain said on Saturday.

The assault at the Group D game in Sao Paulo on 19 June left the man with half of his left ear ripped off and bloodied, they said.

A fan has made a complaint to police and the name of a suspect has been given to police, although no arrests have been made, the Association of Chief Police Officers said.

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