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Man attacked for feeding stray animals

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Anthony Whitney Anthony Whitney

A Lincoln cat lover is the victim of an attack after trying to feed some stray cats.

Police say it happened near N. 1st street between "Q" and "R" streets, behind the open door mission.

Authorities say 44–year–old Anthony Whitney of Lincoln spotted the 46–year–old victim feeding the furry felines and pulled over.

They say he started arguing about the cats with the victim.

Police say Whitney then hit the victim with his car, and tried to run him over.

No serious injuries were reported.

Whitney was arrested for 2nd degree assault.

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