ScarsdaleHartsdale Daily Voice

Like Follow Contact Us
Scarsdale Daily Voice serves Hartsdale, Scarsdale
Scarsdale Daily Voice serves Hartsdale, Scarsdale

Nearby Towns

Police Arrest Man For Biting Off Part Of Nose In Peekskill Brawl

Patricio Guartan-Jimenez was arrested after allegedly biting part of someone's nose off.
Patricio Guartan-Jimenez was arrested after allegedly biting part of someone's nose off. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Peekskill Police

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill police charged a man on Sunday who bit part of the nose off another man in a fight.

Patricio Guartan-Jiminez, a 30-year-old Spring Valley resident, was arrested and charged with assault in the second degree, a Class D felony, after allegedly biting a portion of someone's nose off, according to Peekskill Officer Lt. John White.

On Sunday, several officers responded to 623 Smith Street for an altercation. Upon arrival, officers found a male with a large portion of his nose missing, according to White. During the investigation, it was learned that Guartan-Jimenez was engaged in a physical altercation with another male subject present at that location, according to White.

Guartan-Jimenez allegedly bit the subject on his nose with such force that it severed a large portion of his nose, according to White.

The victim was transported to Westchester Medical Center. Guartan-Jimenez was arrested and charged with felony assault. According to police, he was remanded to Westchester County Jail pending a future court appearance.

Welcome to

Scarsdale Daily Voice!

Serves Hartsdale & Scarsdale

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.