Tuesday, 8 April 2008

NZ man 'used hedgehog as weapon'


NZ man 'used hedgehog as weapon'

A man in New Zealand has been charged with using a hedgehog as a weapon, the New Zealand Herald has reported.

Police said William Singalargh, 27, had hurled the hedgehog about 5m (16ft) at a 15-year-old boy.

"It hit the victim in the leg, causing a large, red welt and several puncture marks," said Senior Sgt Bruce Jenkins, in the North Island town of Whakatane.

It was unclear whether the hedgehog was still alive when it was thrown, though it was dead when collected as evidence.

The police spokesman said the suspect was arrested "for assault with a weapon, namely the hedgehog."

Mr Singalargh is due to appear in court on 17 April. If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison."
(original article)

I'm sorry, that's just WAY to funny aha.
*thanks Teese for forwarding me this, props!*


Jacob said...

Man, I feel sorry for the hedgehog.

podgypanda said...

I love it how they said they were unsure if the hedgehog were alive or not. haha!

Super-Munkyboy said...

This made us smile in the office and piss our pants. An inspired choice of projectile weaponry.

Hmmm, I think we've found a way to combat our chav population :D

Clutter Ho said...

Podgypanda thought he was safe using a fake name.. but i know it was him...

completely made me think of pokemon
"hedgehog i choose you!* (much more effective than throwing a pokeball!

podgypanda said...

except this hedgehog hurt haha :D!