Suspect bites off police officer's finger during struggle in Brooklyn

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Sade Baderinwa has more on how a suspect bit off a police officer's finger in Canarsie.

A suspect bit off a police officer's finger during a struggle inside a police precinct in Brooklyn.

Police say the officer was trying to put a man arrested for criminal mischief into a cell in Canarsie.

The man began to resist and the officer fell - that is when the suspect partially bit off his left middle finger.

The officer was taken to the hospital to be treated.

More charges against the prisoner are pending.

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