Man arrested after pushing young boy from 31-foot tall water slide platform

(WCCO via CNN)
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title=” (WCCO via CNN) “border=” 0″ src =” http://MEREDITH.images.worldnow.com/images/17329395_G.png?auto=webp&disable=upscale&width=800&lastEditedDate=20180802054245″ width=” 180″/ > (WCCO by means of CNN). (Meredith)– An 18-year-old Minnesota male was apprehended after he supposedly pressed an 8-year-old boy off a water slide, triggering him to fall 31 feet to the ground.

Authorities stated Roman Adams and the young boy were waiting in line to ride down the water slide at an aquatic center in Apple Valley on Tuesday.

Once they arrived of the water slide platform, the man picked up the kid and pushed him over the railing, < a href=" https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2018/08/01/boy-falls-31-feet-from-water-slide/" target="

_ blank” > WCCO reported. The 8-year-old was mindful and breathing when officers showed up. He suffered numerous broken bones however remains in steady condition at the health center.

Apple Valley Authorities Capt. Nick Francis told KMSP-TV Adams might be developmentally delayed. He likewise said the guy and kid did unknown each other.

” There was no argument, no pressing, no pushing, no words exchanged, simply this specific strolling up and throwing this poor kid off the top,” said Capt. Francis.

Adams is facing a third-degree assault charge, but his brainpowers could affect how the county attorney progresses with the case, inning accordance with WCCO.

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