San Francisco bartender loses finger in scuffle

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - - Police are searching for a man who bit off a bartender's finger after being kicked out of a San Francisco bar at closing time.
Officer Carlos Manfredi said the suspect had been drinking at the bar in the Marina District on July 17 and tried to go back inside after it closed.
When he was denied entry, the man tried to go back in through a small window but was again stopped by the bartender.
Manfredi said the two got into a scuffle after the man began kicking the door to the bar. He said during the fight, the man bit the bartender's ring finger off.
The bartender was taken to the hospital where he was treated for swollen eyes, contusions to his head and an amputated finger.

--Link to KPIX story that includes surveillance videos released by SFPD:

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