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Florida man’s flatulence in bed sets off wife, leads to arrest

A Florida woman is accused of attacking her husband after he repeatedly passed gas in bed.

Dawn Meikle’s husband told authorities that his wife elbowed him and kicked him out of bed, according to

The Port St. Lucie couple got into another physical confrontation after the flatulence continued, resulting in her split lip and his chest scratches.

“Dawn stated when (her husband) did not stop passing gas she began elbowing and kicking him,” according to tcpalm’s reporting on the affidavit.

Dawn Meikle retreated to the bathroom to call 911 and discharged a canister of pepper spray, according to the report. She was charged with misdemeanor battery.