BROCKTON >> A Brockton man is facing charges for allegedly biting off part of another man's ear during a weekend fight.

Police say 36-year-old Jose Luis Perreira is expected to be arraigned Monday on a charge of mayhem.

The fight Saturday evening involved Perreira and a 38-year-old man currently dating Perreira's ex-girlfriend.

Police tell The Enterprise that Perreira said the other man bit him on the right finger, and in response, he bit off his right ear. Police say the suspect threw the ear part into the woods and it was not recovered.

Both men were treated at the hospital.

Information from: The (Brockton, Mass.) Enterprise,