Watch the shocking moment a drunk 'savage' bites a Halifax police officer

This is the shocking moment a drunk thug acted “like a savage” by biting down on a police officer’s FINGER while handcuffed.

Daniel Brearley, 43, mauled PC Morgan Taylor after being arrested for smashing a friend in the face with a pint glass.

The moment a Halifax police officer is bitten by Daniel Brearley (SWNS)

The moment a Halifax police officer is bitten by Daniel Brearley (SWNS)

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The horrific attack was captured on the constable's bodyworn camera, who was set upon as he attempted to restrain Brearley.

In the footage, it shows Brearley under arrest and pinned against a police car screaming obscenities at two police officers at the scene.

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The moment a Halifax police officer is bitten by Daniel Brearley (SWNS)

The moment a Halifax police officer is bitten by Daniel Brearley (SWNS)

He then suddenly lashes out at one officer who can be heard shouting “stop biting me” before Brearley is wrestled to the ground

Bradford Crown court heard the officer is still waiting for the all-clear from blood tests taken after the attack in August this year.

Brearley, from Elland, West Yorks., pleaded guilty to wounding his friend Ashley Dodd and also admitted a charge of assault in respect of the officer.

He was jailed for three years at Bradford Crown Court on Monday this week.

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