Man loses piece of nose while breaking up fight

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A man is recovering today after losing part of his nose while trying to break up a fight in Columbus.

The fight took place early Tuesday at Arbor Pointe Apartments on Gazebo Way.

The 20-year-old victim was treated at the Medical Center where they found he was missing pieces of cartilage from his nose.

He told police another man was able to bite his nose during the fight. No arrest has been made, but a suspect could face a charge of aggravated battery.

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