Woman has chunk of ear bitten off in Seaham attack

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A WOMAN’S ear was partially bitten off in a horrific late-night assault at Dawdon Welfare Cricket Club at the weekend.

The 31-year-old victim was set upon on Saturday night into Sunday morning in a marquee hosting a hog roast, which was attached to the cricket club.

A third of the woman’s left ear was bitten off during the attack.

Two women, aged 27 and 33, from the Seaham area have been arrested and interviewed in connection with the incident.

They have both been released on bail pending further inquiries. Durham Constabulary is appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should contact the Serious Crime team on 101.