HALF AN EAR BITTEN OFF IN CENTRAL COAST BRAWL

A man has had half of his ear bitten off in a brawl on the Central Coast overnight.

Around 10 o’clock yesterday, emergency services were called to a licensed premise on the Pacific Highway, Charmhaven following reports of people brawling.

A group of people had to be subdued with capsicum spray after becoming aggressive towards police when they arrived.

A 28-year-old man was arrested at the scene. Another 25-year-old man was arrested at a service station a short distance away.

Five people were treated at the scene by paramedics, including a 28-year-old man who had the upper part of his ear bitten off during the incident. He was taken to hospital for further treatment.

A 44-year-old female security guard was also taken to hospital with injuries to her ribs and ankle.