Taylor County man arrested for biting off victim's ear

GRAFTON, W.Va. (WDTV)-- A Taylor County man is behind bars after police say he bit off a portion of someone's ear.

According to the Sheriff's Department, Brian Kennedy was arrested Friday after deputies received information about the incident.

Kennedy allegedly bit off a portion of the victim's right ear at the Circle K in Grafton. After a brief altercation, he was arrested in the Dollar General parking lot in Blueville.

Kennedy is charged with malicious assault and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver.

Kennedy was transported to the Tygart Valley Regional Jail with a bond of 200,000.