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Cape May County man charged with aggravated assault of double amputee

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A 55-year-old Cape May County man is behind bars Tuesday, accused of assaulting a double amputee and stealing his wheelchair.
Middle Township police say that the assault happened Thursday just after midnight, when 55-year-old Joseph Devine got into a fight at the bus stop on Rio Grande Ave. with a 57-year-old Cape May Man who is a double amputee.

Devine, who police believe was drinking at the time, allegedly assaulted the man and stole his wheelchair, a checkbook, and some cash from him.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Devine has been charged with aggravated assault and theft.

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