Neighbors upset over wild turkey attacks

Turkeys attack residents.
Some wild turkeys are attacking residents in a Michigan neighborhood.

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MUNDY TOWNSHIP, Michigan (WEYI) — The quiet Brittany Village has come under siege.

The alleged attackers are wild turkeys.

They’ve been roaming the neighborhood quite freely this winter, helping themselves to outdoor bird feeders.

“We all thought it was really neat, these wild turkeys,” said Carol McCarty, a resident.

But neighbors say they’ve overstayed their welcome. And two toms, male turkeys, have grown rather aggressive.

Mundy Township police say there’s really not much they can do.

And the DNR suggests simply remove the food source.

But the people are fed up.

And they tell us, for the record, the tables may turn.

“We will have turkey for thanksgiving if they show up here again,” said resident John Stahl.

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