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Jan. 1st, 2009 10:46 pm
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89-year-old Cincinnati woman arrested for keeping football sues neighbours
Published: Thursday, January 1, 2009 | 6:37 PM ET
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BLUE ASH, Ohio - An 89-year-old Cincinnati-area woman arrested for confiscating the neighbour kid's football is now suing the boy's parents.

Edna Jester filed a lawsuit in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court claiming she has suffered emotional distress because footballs and other playthings belonging to her next-door neighbours keep landing in her yard.

In October, Jester refused to return a football, was taken to the Blue Ash police station and charged with petty theft.

The prosecutor later dropped the case.

The lawsuit against parents Paul and Kelly Tanis seeks unspecified monetary damages.

Kelly Tanis calls the suit "very silly" but says she and her husband also worry because they have five children and can't afford a lawyer.
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Information from: The Cincinnati Enquirer, http://www.enquirer.com
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Riiiight, suing them is silly, but charging her with petty theft isn't.
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