An argument early Sunday outside an Allen Street bar ended with an unidentified assailant biting off a person's earlobe, police said.
The verbal confrontation was reported at 3:20 a.m. in the 200 block of Allen, police said.
Police said the victim retrieved the earlobe before being transported by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where emergency personnel were not able to reattach it.
No further information was immediately available. No arrests have been made.