A Council Bluffs man had to have the tip of his nose reattached after a Thursday morning altercation.
Council Bluffs police said a 42-year-old man was walking in the 2600 block of 27th Avenue, behind the Horseshoe Casino, about 6:15 a.m. when a vehicle approached. The man told police that the car stopped, and a man got out of the passenger side.
Sgt. Chad Meyers said the man told authorities that the passenger and struck him “for no reason.”
The 42-year-old man said he fought back. A struggle ensued. At some point, he told police, the attacker got on top of the man and bit off the tip of his nose. The attacker then returned to the vehicle, which carried other people, and drove off.