A Novato man suspected of splitting another man's ear during a fight has been arrested, police said.
Police responded to First Street and Grant Avenue at about 9 p.m. Sunday and found two men who had been fighting.
One of the men, identified as Luis Ariel Lopez, 27, had assaulted the other man, in his 20s, and had caused a cut on the other man's ear, according to police.
Officers arrested Lopez on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and booked him into Marin County Jail.
The other man was taken to Novato Community Hospital to be treated, police said.
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