A man from Doncaster had part of his ear bitten off in an assault in Ingoldmells in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday), police have revealed.
The assault occurred at about 1am in the street near to Scallywags public house in Sea Lane.
A 28-year-old man from the Doncaster area was allegedly the victim of verbal abusee and an assault before a part of one ear lobe was bitten off.
A 20-year-old man from the Walsall area was arrested nearby on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and remains in police custody at Skegness.
The investigating officer, Detective Constable Emily Wooll-Rivers of Skegness CID, is keen to speak to witnesses or anyone with any information.
She said: “This was a nasty incident, a man has lost part of his ear and is scarred for life.
“We have a suspect in custody but I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened.
“The area was quite busy at the time and it is likely that someone saw something that my assist the investigation.”
Emily can be reached via the non-emergency 101 number quoting ‘incident 23 of August 27’.