Man Charged With Cutting Off Alleged Love Rival's Penis

A man has been charged after allegedly cutting off the penis of another man he thought his wife was having an affair with.

Florida man, Alex Bonilla, 49, was arrested on Sunday after a neighbour told the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office he had been attacked.

According to the neighbour, who is not named in the police report, Bonilla threatened him with a gun and accused him of having an affair with his wife.

Alex Bonilla. Photo: Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office

He was then allegedly taken to his bedroom, where Bonilla tied him up and cut off his penis with a pair of scissors. Bonilla then allegedly fled the scene with the organ.

Two children were also in the house at the time of the alleged incident.

Photo: Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office

Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office inmate records show Bonilla was also charged with two counts of cruelty towards child, burglary, kidnapping and false imprisonment, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and a weapons offence.

Bonilla's bond has been sent at US$1,250,000 (AU$1,780,000) for the seven charges.

It is not known if the victim had his appendage reattached.