According to the victim, John Ott, his neighbor approached him Friday night and asked if he could bum a cigarette. Before he even had a chance to realize what was happening, Ott said, Alberto Felipe was all over him.
“He comes up puts me in a bear hug and next thing I know he’s biting my ear,” Ott said. “This all started because I wouldn’t give him a cigarette.”
Ott was rushed to a local hospital, his ear just kinda hanging on by a thread. Fortunately, Felipe didn’t swallow any important pieces and doctors were able to stitch it back on.
Felipe was arrested for felony aggravated battery, but has already made his $3,000 bond. It’s not his first rodeo, either — he’s had at least three previous convictions for assault and battery.
Ott says Felipe is back in the ‘hood, hurling insults at him from across the street on a fairly regular basis. He’ll be seeking a restraining order. Because, you know, those work. My ass would be seeking a decorative ceramic squirrel. A sharp, stabby one…