UK: Man has part of ear bitten off in homophobic attack

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West Midlands Police are looking to trace two men in connection with a homophobic assault on a man that resulted in part of his ear being bitten off.

The force has released CCTV images of two suspects they want to speak to.

The incident happened at around 11.30pm on 18 October last year outside a bar in Anchor Parade in Aldridge.

During the assault a homophobic comment was made to the victim and officers are treating the offence as a hate crime.

Anyone with information should contact PC Craig Bathgate from the Walsall Investigation Team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.