A 28-year-old teacher has had part of his ear bitten off after a bloody scuffle with an elderly man over a seat in a train.
The fight, which occured on the Guangzhou Subway Line 4 on October 7, also left the elderly man in his 60s with a bloodied nose.
A video of the fight has gone viral among Chinese netizens.
In the footage, blood can be seen on the floor and seats in the train cabin.
The elderly man is also seen pinning the younger man down on the seat and biting him as fellow commuters look on in shock.
According to online reports, both men were later reprimanded by the police but were released shortly after.