• Naked man assaulted disabled woman with her own wheelchair, Texas police say

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas man is accused of being naked and assaulting a 58-year-old woman with her wheelchair outside her apartment Friday.

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    According to court documents, Williard Lee Houston, 39, assaulted the woman, KXAN reported. He was arrested and booked into the Travis County Jail on a count of injury to a disabled individual, KEYE reported. He was being held in lieu of a $75,000 bond, according to arrest records.

    Police said they found the woman lying in a stairwell, bleeding from her mouth, KXAN reported. Police said the woman told them "the naked man beat her," according to court documents.

    The woman was taken to an area hospital, where she was treated for a fractured wrist and possible fractures to her nose and ribs, KEYE reported.

    According to court documents, Houston told police he hit the woman with her wheelchair about 10 times, KXAN reported. Police said Houston started screaming expletives and said, ”That was my first time hitting an old lady… I show mad respect for a woman.”

    The woman told police she did not recall what led to the assault, the television station reported.

     

     


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