ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is accused of striking his girlfriend and biting off a fingertip of the girlfriend’s brother during a fight that occurred before the man ran off and was hit by a vehicle.
According to police, the fight occurred late Wednesday night at the apartment of 23-year-old Leandro Sage and 24-year-old Johanna Martinez.
Police say Sage allegedly bite off the very end of the left pinkie finger of 25-year-old Robert Martinez when Martinez intervened to help his sister and started fighting with Sage.
Police got involved when Sage ran from the apartment and was hit by a car. He was treated at a hospital for unspecified injuries.
Police say Sage was then arrested but no details are immediately available.