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Man bit on nose during slot machine fight

Mashantucket, Conn. -- Police in Connecticut said two men were arrested following a casino fight involving a head butt and a bite on the nose.

The Connecticut State Police Casino Unit said John Whittaker, 50, of Manchester, Conn., allegedly head-butted Thomas McDonald, 51, of Hanover, Mass., during an argument about a slot machine at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, The Boston Herald reported Wednesday.

Investigators said McDonald retaliated by biting Whittaker on the nose.

Police arrested McDonald and Whittaker and they were both charged with second-degree breach of the peace. McDonald was also charged with second-degree assault. Whittaker was released after posting $250 bond and McDonald was released on $500 bond.

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