Cops: Woman's finger almost bitten off in NJ parking brawl

Police are looking for a female suspect accused of biting and nearly severing the finger of a Philadelphia woman at the Cherry Hill Mall in New Jersey on Saturday.
CBS Philly

CHERRY HILL, N.J. - Police say a dispute over a parking spot at a southern New Jersey mall ended when a woman bit and almost severed the finger of another driver.

The fight at the Cherry Hill Mall involved three women and occurred around 4:30 p.m. Saturday outside Nordstrom's.

Police told CBS Philly that two women confronted the 42-year-old victim, and the altercation quickly turned physical.

The Courier-Post reports that the injured woman was a Philadelphia resident. She was in stable condition at a hospital.

Police are searching for the biter and say she could face aggravated assault charges. CBS Philly described the suspect as a black female, mid-thirties, heavy-set build with "bushy" hair. She is thought to have been driving an older model Audi sedan, dark in color.

Anyone who witnessed the dispute or knows the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Cherry Hill Police Department at (856) 488-7828.