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Dispute over iguana leads to stabbing

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A 49-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested Sunday afternoon after a stabbing in Alexandria.

It was triggered over a dispute involving an iguana, according to the criminal complaint.


Alexandria police officers were called to a residence at 1102 Hawthorne Street at 2:50 p.m. A caller stated that unwanted guests had arrived and were attempting to take back their property from a prior rental agreement.

The property included a fish tank with a pet iguana in it.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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