June 28, 2013 – Sarasota, FL
A Sarasota woman has been charged with felony aggravated battery after biting another woman’s ear.
Officers responded to Fredd Atkins Park on Wednesday at about 1:30 p.m. in reference to a report of a battery. Upon arrival, officers met with Linda Watkins, 38, of 1857 22nd Street, Sarasota. She was suffering from a severe bite to her left ear.
Watkins told officers that she and Kesha Taylor, 32 of 2722 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Way, Sarasota, had become involved in a dispute over a phone when the dispute turned physical.
Taylor has been charged with felony aggravated battery in that she bit Watkins’ ear intentionally or knowingly caused great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement.