Man Assaults Disabled Veteran After Mistaking Wheelchair as Part of Halloween Costume, Police Say

November 2, 2012 Updated Nov 2, 2012 at 11:47 AM EDT

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Man Assaults Disabled Veteran After Mistaking Wheelchair as Part of Halloween Costume, Police Say

November 2, 2012 Updated Nov 2, 2012 at 11:47 AM EDT

A bizarre story from Florida.

According to a report from The Gainesville Sun, police said a 22-year-old Florida man was arrested Thursday and charged with abuse of the disabled for allegedly attacking a disabled veteran in a wheelchair after mistaking the wheelchair as part of his Halloween costume.

Read the report from The Gainesville Sun HERE.