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Taylor County grand jury: Man indicted for nearly biting off woman's ear

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ABILENE, Texas - A Midland man was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury Thursday for nearly biting a woman's ear completely off.

John Villarreal, 44, was indicted for aggravated assault for an August 2017 incident that happened in Taylor County.

According to the indictment, Villarreal was in a car with the victim, when they began to argue.

The woman reportedly told Villarreal to get out of her car.

He then lunged at her and she hit him in the face.

The woman told police she was honking her horn and trying to fight back while trying to get out of her car.

That's when VIllarreal bit the woman's ear.

"Nearly biting the ear off," according to court documents.

She was taken to a hospital in Lubbock to have surgery.

Villarreal remains in the Taylor County Jail on $20,000 bond.

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