(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) -- A Myrtle Beach man was pushed off of his moped and then beaten with his own prosthetic leg Sunday night, according to The State.
The 43-year-old victim told police that he had been riding his moped on Yaupon Drive at 6:30 p.m. Sunday when the suspect, 35-year-old Joel Parrish, allegedly pushed him off the bike. The fall caused the victim’s prosthetic leg to fall off.
Parrish allegedly kicked and punched the man several times before picking up the leg and using it as a weapon. He told police that another man was helping Parrish by holding him down during the assault.
The victim was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center for treatment of wounds to his head.
The victim was able to identify his alleged attackers, and police took Parrish into custody at 7:30 a.m. He was taken to the Myrtle Beach Jail and charged with second-degree assault.
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