One man may have hearing trouble after a bar fight in Le Mars early Sunday. LeMars police report a Sioux City man bit off a piece of another man’s ear when the customer of the Hi-Lite Bar was assisting a bartender in removing the man.
The victim, who’s name was not released, was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Forty-one-year-old Kenneth Rader of Sioux City was charged with felony serious assault and probation violation. Police also charged 43-year-old Deborah Berg of Sioux City with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence.
In written information, police reported Berg and Rader were trying to leave in a vehicle when police arrived to investigate the downtown disturbance about 2:15 Sunday morning. Berg and Rader are free on bond.