Police: Palmview man bites officer ‘to the bone’ during arrest

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Credit: Palmview Police Department

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — The Palmview Police Department initially arrested a man for assaulting and hurting a family member on Monday.

Palmview PD told KVEO, Christian Bonilla was arrested for biting his mom. He also resisted arrest and bit a female police officer “enough to see the bone.”

The officer went to the hospital after the incident, police say she has been released.

The man was charged for assaulting a family member, assaulting a peace officer, possession of less than one gram of a controlled substance, and less than two ounces of marijuana.

Bonilla’s bond was set at $25,000.

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