Robbery Suspect Accused of Pushing Wheelchair-Bound Man Into Highway Traffic

Robbery Suspect Accused of Pushing Wheelchair-Bound Man Into Highway Traffic

February 28, 2013 Updated Feb 28, 2013 at 10:55 AM CST

A Florida man is lucky to be alive after a harrowing incident this week, according to authorities.

According to a news release from the Osceola County Sheriff's Office, police said a Florida man was arrested and charged with attempted murder, robbery, abuse of a disabled adult, petit theft and animal cruelty for allegedly robbing a wheelchair-bound man and pushing him into oncoming highway traffic during an incident earlier this month.

The victim's dog was also injured in the incident, police said.

Read the news release from the Osceola County Sheriff's Office HERE.

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