Colorado Springs police: Woman bit off chunk of man’s ear at motel

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —  A woman was arrested late Tuesday night after she allegedly bit off part of a man’s ear and chased him with a knife in a motel room, the Colorado Springs Police Department said.

Jade August Gurley, 39, allegedly took out “a quarter size chunk” of the man’s left ear and tried to stab him in the 1400 block of South Nevada Avenue.

The man was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries. Police said in a statement the missing portion of the ear was recovered but it could not be reattached.

Gurley was booked in jail on a variety of charges.