A Chicago woman was arraigned on aggravated battery charges Thursday after she allegedly bit off her second cousin’s nose during a fight earlier this month.
Damika Robinson, 39, of Chicago’s South Side, allegedly got into a fight with her second cousin during a ride home, Cook County prosecutors said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Robinson allegedly bit at her second cousin’s face several times, including one bite that took a chunk out of the cousin’s nose. It was unclear why the fight started. Robinson and the second cousin were attending a family party.
A police report of the incident indicated that the 38-year-old victim sustained “several bite marks to her face including her nose being bit off,” the Sun-Times reported.
The cousin was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center to be treated for her injuries, according to DNA Info Chicago.
Bail for Robinson was set at $225,000, but she couldn’t come up with the money and was taken to jail instead on charges of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm.
Robinson was arrested Wednesday for the Aug. 4 incident by a fugitive task force, according to DNA Info Chicago.
Howard Koplowitz reports on crime and breaking news events for International Business Times. Howard formerly worked on IBT's continuous news desk, where he covered trending...