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Police: Motorist's finger partly bitten off in road rage

Apr 9, 2019

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — Police say a man had a portion of his finger bitten off during a violent road rage fight in southern New Mexico.The Las Cruces Sun-News reports 49-year-old Robert Moore of El Paso, Texas, was injured last month following a traffic altercation with 40-year-old Marco Antonio Gomez in Sunland Park, New Mexico.Police say Gomez was angry at Moore for cutting him off and later confronted Moore on a street.Investigators say the men and a 17-year-old eventually came to blows and Moore says someone bit off a part of his left middle finger.Police charged Moore and Gomez with aggravated battery. The 17-year-old also was charged with battery.It was not known if any of the suspects had attorneys.___Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News, http://www.lcsun-news.com