In this photo taken Monday, March 18, 2019, a woman stops to photograph a display of mannequins in Santa Rosa, Calif. Homeowner Jason Winduce set up the display, after a neighbor in the area complained to the city about his six-foot-tall fence. Winduce had to cut the fence to three feet. (Photo: Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
Photo: (Photo: Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
Photo: (Photo: Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)

Naked mannequins, placed in protest by man in fence dispute with city, stolen

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Jason Windus was told by city officials his 6-foot fence was in violation of city ordinance and he had to lower it to 3 feet, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The city said someone complained about it.

Windus said he was building the fence so his dogs could go in his backyard.

Windus acquiesced and lowered the fence but he also added a garden party attended by five naked mannequins. Four of the dummies were seated on wicker furniture. Another was standing with shamrocks covering its breasts.

"They wanted me to tear down my fence to see inside my yard, and now they get to," Windus said.

He left a handwritten note atop a wooden barrel with a note that reads:

"Reserved seat for the nosey neighbor that complained about my fence to the city."

The city had not commented on the display or the theft, KGO reported.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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