Thursday, May 19, 2005
NY Man in wheelchair beaten/set fire! Breast Milk Saves his life!
Teens Playing Hookey Set Fire To Disabled Man's Backpack POSTED: 8:34 am EDT May 18, 2005 UPDATED: 11:56 am EDT May 18, 2005 NEW YORK -- Three teenagers playing hookey on Staten Island are being charged with setting fire to a disabled man's backpack on a city bus. Police said a quick-thinking passenger was able to douse the flames with milk from her baby's bottle. Police said the three teens lit the backpack with a cigarette lighter and then exited the bus, just as the flames began to grow on he disabled man's bag.Police said the disabled man, 57-year-old Francis Abrams, suffered minor burns. Police were able to catch the three teens as they walked along Arthur Kill Road Tuesday