A Brampton man may have literally tried to bite off more than he could chew.
Investigators with Guelph Police Service say a man was seen trying to remove a catalytic converter from a van parked in the Victoria Road. and Mussen Street area early Tuesday.
He was confronted by neighbours of the vehicle’s owner around 2 a.m.
They manage to detain the suspect but not before police say the man bit the arm of one of the neighbours.
Investigators say they are also looking for a female who was waiting inside a vehicle but drove off before police arrived.
A 24-year-old man is facing charges of theft, assault, and failing to comply with a release order.
He was held for a bail hearing.