Man hit in head with bathroom scale after fight with neighbor over shared bathroom

Madison police squad

MADISON, Wis. — A man said he was struck several times in the head with a bathroom scale after he got into a fight with his neighbor over a shared bathroom, police said.

Officers were called to an apartment building along the 3000 block of E. Washington Ave. around 5:45 p.m. Thursday, according to Madison Police Department spokesman Joel DeSpain.

The victim told police his neighbor and another man showed up at his apartment and attacked him. The victim said his neighbor punched him and the other man hit him with the scale.

The victim suffered head cuts and a possible broken nose, DeSpain said.

The man told police he had been arguing over bathroom cleanliness and electric bills with his neighbors.

The victim and his neighbor have their own apartments, but not their own bathrooms.

Officers were not able to immediately locate the suspects, police said.