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Three accused of beating and filming man in wheelchair in North Fort Myers

Jeremiah Perez, 18 years old.Credit: Lee County Sheriff’s Office


North Fort Myers

Three people were arrested Monday night after Lee County detectives said they filmed them attacking a disabled person in North Fort Myers on Saturday.

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Armando Cruz and Jeremiah Perez, 18, and a 16-year-old girl watched a 55-year-old wheelchair-bound man being beaten with Farmer Jacks that was circulated on Facebook. He was arrested after watching the video. Market at 2249 Laurel Lane.

The video shows Cruz punching the victim before Perez throws a trash can at the victim. The girl who documented the incident helped two other suspects flee the scene.

Cruz and Perez are faced with charging the batteries of disabled adults. The girl is accused of accessories after the fact.

(Cruz and girl mugshots were not available.)





Three accused of beating and filming man in wheelchair in North Fort Myers

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