PHILADELPHIA, March 3 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia family of four is accused of thrashing two trash collectors after their garbage wasn't picked up.
Police said Eugene Dykes Sr., his wife, his son and a cousin beat up the garbage collectors, WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, reported.
Sanitation worker Richard Myers said it all started when he and his partner, Kareem Govan, were picking up garbage on Tuesday.
Myers said the family didn't have their garbage out when they drove by, so the truck kept going. He said that's when Dykes Sr., came out of the house and confronted Myers and Govan.
Later, Myers said the man's wife, son and cousin also came out of the house and started attacking the two workers, the report said.
Myers and Govan were recovering from their injuries. All four suspects are charted with aggravated assault, making terrorist threats and conspiracy.