Woman accused of biting off quarter-sized chunk of man’s ear

Jade Gurley / Colorado Springs Police Department
Jade Gurley / Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A woman is facing multiple charges after she bit off a quarter-sized chunk of a man’s ear Tuesday night, according to police.

Police said the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. in the 1400-block of South Nevada Avenue. Police responded to a report of a woman chasing a man with a knife in her hand.

When they arrived, officers learned the woman, Jade A. Gurley, was trying to stab the man. They also learned she had bitten off a quarter-size chunk of his left ear.

Gurley was arrested without incident. Police found the knife in a nearby motel room.

The victim was treated and released at a nearby hospital. The missing portion of the ear was recovered, but could not be reattached.

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