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Santa Monica Vigilante Bashes Peeing Guy With A Stick

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A 50-year-old man was arrested yesterday after taking matters of neighborhood cleanliness into his own hands and attacking a peeing man with a stick. According to the Santa Monica Police Department, officers responded to reports of a man beating another man with a stick in the 1300 block of Colorado Ave. at about 6:40 p.m. yesterday evening. When they arrived, they found one of the men bloodied. They asked him what happened and he told them he was peeing in a bush when the other man came up and told him to stop, the Santa Monica Mirror reports.

The bleeding man said he told the other guy to mind his own business. Rather than allowing him to relieve himself in peace, the man whacked him over the head with a stick.

The stick-wielding man, who is in his 50s, told the police that he hit the peeing man in self-defense, but he was still arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. His bail was set at $30,000.