Assault on Police - Biting Incident Update
Location of incident: Auckland City
Incident Type: Assault on Police - Biting Incident Update
More charges in alleged biting incident
The man who is alleged to have bitten off part of a Police Officer`s finger - 28 year-old Jeremy Matua McLeod - will appear in the Auckland District Court on April 11, charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, two counts of aggravated assault, possession of methamphetamine for supply, possession of an offensive weapon and driving while forbidden.
The alleged incident happened in Howe St at about 4.40am on March 26. The officer who lost part of his right ring finger will return to work on light duties only, next week.
To date, Auckland City Police have not received any complaint from Mr McLeod or his lawyer about his treatment by Police.