SIOUX FALLS - A Sioux Falls man has been charged with aggravated assault after he bit off a woman's finger in an incident that took place early Monday morning.

Dwayne Carlton Smith  51, who was a known acquaintance of the woman, and her adult son had been drinking at the woman's apartment. An argument lead to a fight.

During the fight the woman's son was holding Smith down. At that time, the woman tried to pull her son off the Smith, who during the struggle bit off the woman's left pinky finger.

The woman was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital. Smith was charged with aggravated assault.

We're not one to point fingers (sorry) but the alleged suspect was apprehended and charged with simple assault.