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Teen accused of assaulting handicapped person

Posted August 5, 2010 5:56 p.m. EDT
Updated August 9, 2010 4:35 p.m. EDT

— A New York teenager is accused of hitting a disabled Cary person in the face.

Leonard Davis Jackson, 17, is charged with assault on a handicapped person.

Jackson is accused of slapping the victim in the face several times on Wednesday, according to an arrest warrant.

The victim's mother described his injuries as "beaten beyond recognition."

Jackson was taken into custody and being held under a $3,000 bond.