Police say Cudahy man bit brother to stop him from drinking

Feb. 25, 2014

A 45-year-old Cudahy man was cited for assault for allegedly biting his 49-year-old brother in the arm Feb. 14 in their apartment after the brother went to get a beer, and the 45-year-old demaded he stop.

According to the Cudahy police report:

The two men were in their apartment on East Grange Avenue when the older brother wen to the refrigerator to get a beer just after 6 p.m. Feb. 14.

When the older brother went to get a beer, the younger brother "began to yell at him, demanding he stop drinking," then threw a lit cigarette at him. When the cigarette missed, his brother bit him.

The younger brother told police, "I bit him in the arm because I don't want him drinking anymore." The older brother told police his brother "is intolerant of any drinking within the house."

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