Man's finger bitten off in golf course brawl

Posted at 1:17 PM, Aug 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-20 10:05:02-04

PLYMOUTH, MA (WCVB/CNN) - A man's finger was bitten off in a fight at a Massachusetts golf course.

It happened before sunset Friday at the Southers Marsh Golf Club.

Police said two groups of four men were on the 18th hole when the fight broke out.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, they discovered the 57-year-old victim had his finger bitten off down to the knuckle.

He was taken to a local hospital, but doctors couldn't reattach the finger.

Derek Harkins, 46, is charged with assault and battery, mayhem and disturbing the peace.

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