MANCHESTER, England — A man with a history of bite-sized hands has been convicted of assaulting a man in a park in northern England.
The case began when the man who police say had been bitten in the arm on July 7 was in the area of Auldearn Park near the village of Horsham.
The man had just been walking his dog near the park with his girlfriend.
The man allegedly began attacking the man’s girlfriend with a small wooden box, then allegedly got up from the ground and started to bite him.
The victim’s girlfriend ran from the park to call police.
He was taken to hospital, where doctors found a puncture wound in the man, who was in a critical condition.
Police said the victim had a history in bite-size hands and it is believed the man had been at the park for a short time.
An investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact police on 101.