Man with no arms is chief suspect in stabbing case

Jonathan Crenshaw 46 was charged with aggravated battery after allegedly using his feet to stab a Chicago tourist with scissors

Jonathan Crenshaw 46 was charged with aggravated battery after allegedly using his feet to stab a Chicago tourist with scissors

Jonathan Crenshaw, 46, allegedly knifed the man on Miami's South Beach Tuesday, with his victim claiming the attack happened after a visitor from Chicago asked for directions.

The allegation? That he stabbed a tourist with scissors he held in his feet.

According to the Miami Herald, the homeless man is a fixture in the South Beach area, known for painting with his feet.

According to an arrest report, officers arrived at the scene to find a man lying on the ground and bleeding from his left arm.

Crenshaw was found later in the day in the 200 block of Lincoln Road, authorities said.

Coronado was taken to a hospital, and Crewnshaw was charged with aggravated battery.

On Monday night, his usual hangout turned violent.

Mr Crenshaw said he was lying down when Mr Coronado approached and punched him, police said.

But a female friend who was traveling with Coronado told a different story.

Mr Crenshaw told police he acted in self defense.

Crenshaw has an extensive criminal past, including battery of law enforcement officers, according to the Miami Beach Police Department.