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Police: Motorist's finger partly bitten off in road rage

1 year 4 months 1 day ago Monday, April 08 2019 Apr 8, 2019 April 08, 2019 10:01 PM April 08, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) - Police say a man had a portion of his finger bitten off during a violent road rage fight in southern New Mexico.

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports 49-year-old Robert Moore of El Paso, Texas, was injured last month following a traffic altercation with 40-year-old Marco Antonio Gomez in Sunland Park, New Mexico.

Police say Gomez was angry at Moore for cutting him off and later confronted Moore on a street.

Investigators say the men and a 17-year-old eventually came to blows and Moore says someone bit off a part of his left middle finger.

Police charged Moore and Gomez with aggravated battery. The 17-year-old also was charged with battery.

It was not known if any of the suspects had attorneys.

Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News, http://www.lcsun-news.com

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