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Extended biting sufficient to show intent to assault (access required)

Appellant’s extended and forceful biting of a police officer’s arm was sufficient evidence that his bite was intentional. Background Deputy Cherry met Janie Ore near her home. Ore told Cherry that appellant and her young child were at the house. Ore said appellant had made suicidal statements. She asked Cherry to perform a welfare check. Cherry arrived at ...