Man accused of getting drunk, attacking neighbor

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MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Mattoon man was arrested and charged with battery.

59-year-old David Nichols was arrested in the 1300 block of Lafayette Ave. around 11:20 a.m. on May 5.

Police said Nichols pulled his neighbor to the ground and tried to punch him during a fight.

Officers said Nichols was was drunk, uncooperative, and belligerent. 

He was taken to the Coles County Jail. 

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