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Belleville neighbours fight over, with animal feces: police

Sometimes cats and dogs get along better than their owners. A Belleville man was arrested for allegedly retaliating against a neighbour with dog feces.
Sometimes cats and dogs get along better than their owners. A Belleville man was arrested for allegedly retaliating against a neighbour with dog feces. File

A 24-year-old Belleville resident is waiting on a bail hearing Thursday after an overnight argument with his neighbour about cat feces, Belleville police say.

According to a press release, police were called to a Coleman Street address because a neighbour’s cat had defecated in another neighbour’s flower bed.

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Police say the affected neighbour then shovelled up dog poop and flung it at the cat-owners.

The 24-year-old man is facing charges of mischief and breach of recognizance.

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