During the incident, "Thompson bit the end of the officer's nose, which resulted in serious injury and disfigurement to his face," the department said in a Facebook post. The post included a graphic photo of the injured officer's face.
The injured officer was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Holbrook said.
Thompson was charged with aggravated battery, felony obstruction and two drug-related offenses. He remains in the Hall County jail without bond.
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