“Iyappan suddenly turned around and bit off the constable’s right ring finger and tried to escape,” said a police officer.
Passers-by nabbed Iyyapan and handed him over to the police.
He bit off a finger of the constable who nabbed him.
He kept the bag on the ground and a man grabbed it and fled.
A bag lifter who was caught by the police at the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus on Sunday tried an unusual method to escape, but in vain.