Tussle Over Landscaping Leads to Chain Saw Attack

Tennessee Chain Saw Massacre?
Two men tussles over shrub trimming.   (AP)

So it's not exactly the Tennessee chain saw massacre, but it does involve a crime and a chainsaw: Police arrested 27-year-old Brandon Petrey yesterday on a charge of attempted second-degree murder after a day of landscaping went awry. Petrey and a co-worker were cutting tree branches and shrubs in a subdivision in Knox County, Tenn., on Saturday, when a man asked them not to cut along his parents' property.

An argument ensued, and Petrey reportedly cut the man's thumb, reports the Knoxville News Sentinel. The unnamed victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Read the full article. (More weird crimes stories.)

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