Teen bites Calif. officer in neck during fight

By Debbi Farr Baker
The San Diego Union Tribune
Related: The mouth is a dangerous place, not just because it can bite

EL CAJON, Calif. – A sheriff's deputy was bitten on the neck Wednesday night by a 16-year-old boy he was struggling to subdue during a rowdy encounter in an unincorporated area of El Cajon that also involved the boy's mother and brother.

Authorities say the boy tried to grab the deputy's gun and take it out of the holster during the altercation.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Teen bites Calif. officer in neck during fight

Recommended Close-Quarters Combat

Join the discussion

PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.