A verbal dispute between neighbours over discarded cigarette butts quickly turned physical landing one person in jail. On Wednesday January 4th, 2017, Police were called to the Balaclava residence around 1:34pm after the assault took place. Investigation revealed that the assault was over one neighbour littering on the other’s lawn.
A 57-year old male from St. Thomas has been charged with assault and was provided with a future court date. The 39-year old male victim did not require medical treatment for his injuries.