Tenant spanked with belt for not paying rent

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WAYNESVILLE, OH – A landlord in Waynesville, Ohio is facing assault charges after he allegedly spanked a tenant for unpaid rent.

The 29-year-old tenant told police he owed the landlord around $2,800 in rent when the landlord said “if you’re going to act like a child, I’m going to treat you like one.”

That’s when the tenant claims the landlord took a belt and gave him four swats on his bare behind.

The tenant wasn’t seriously hurt, just a bruised ego.  The landlord will soon have his day in court.