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Man Tricks Demolition Crew Into Destroying His Neighbor's House Instead Of His Own

He switched his address numbers with the neighbor.

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However, some neighbors were pretty happy with the wrong house being demolished. Apparently it was an eyesore and a home to squatters. Neighbor Fred Sargent wanted to give the demolition crew "a twelve pack of beer."

He told WXYZ: "When I heard they tore down the house on accident I wanted to give them a twelve pack of beer. I was that happy. If anybody was going to rent that out, it had to be a crackhead."

Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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