Father Puts Away Childish Things for Son, Arrests Follow

The Florida father and son allegedly assaulted each other over Legos
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 5, 2016 5:59 PM CDT
Cops: Father, Large Adult Son Fight Over Legos
Nicholas Melice Jr. and Nicholas Melice Sr.   (Mugshots)

A father and son got into a fight over the latter's toys that ended in arrest Tuesday night in Florida. Important to note: the man's son is 19 years old. The Smoking Gun reports police were called to the home of 46-year-old Nicholas Melice Sr. around 11pm. Apparently his son, Nicholas Melice Jr., had come for a visit only to discover his father had thrown away his Lego collection. They allegedly got into an argument about it that turned physical, and both ended up with scratches. While it's unclear who was the "primary aggressor," police say both men made it clear they wish to pursue criminal charges against the other. Father and son were booked into county jail on suspicion of misdemeanor battery. (More Lego stories.)

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