Man has finger bitten off during golf course brawl

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A fight on a Massachusetts golf course ended with a man losing his finger.

According to police, two groups of four men were on the 18th hole at the Southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth on Friday when the fight broke out.

Firefighters who responded to the scene found a 57-year-old man who had his finger bitten off down to the knuckle. He was taken to a nearby hospital, but doctors were unable to reattach his finger.

Police arrested 46-year-old Derek Harkins for assault and battery, mayhem and disturbing the peace. The Associated Press reports that he will be in court on Monday.

Authorities have not released any information about who or what started the fight.

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