The authorities are hunting for a woman involved in a club fight in Houma. Friday, November 12 HPD was called out to Joni B's Bar shortly after midnight after a brawl broke out between several women in the club's parking lot. According to Houma Police Department, one of their officers was badly injured by a woman identified as 36-year Michelle Smith.

When the responding officer tried to detain her, she allegedly bit “a large portion of the right ear completely off” during her struggle to get loose. 4WWL reports that during the tussle with the officer, Smith managed to free herself and fled the scene before other officers could apprehend her.

Houma Police Department says the officer was severely injured and was taken to a nearby medical center to receive immediate care. A warrant is out for Smiths' arrest and she is wanted on one felony count of second-degree battery on an officer. Under Louisiana law, the penalty can include up to a $2,000 fine and up to 8 years in prison.

Houma Police Department is asking anyone who knows her whereabouts to call (985) 873-6371 or report info anonymously to Crimestoppers at 1-800-743-7433. HPD said the officer is currently in recovery.

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