Man arrested for throwing 2-year-old onto busy Colorado Springs road

Colorado Springs police vehicle

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man was under arrest after police said he threw a toddler onto a busy Colorado Springs road Friday night.

Witnesses told police they saw 30-year-old Bryant Hickcox throw a 2-year-old boy onto the pavement at Academy and Airport Road at about 9:05 p.m.

The toddler was not hit by a vehicle so he was OK.

The suspect and victim are cousins according to police.

Police arrested Hickcox for attempted murder and other charges in the incident.

Man accused of throwing toddler onto road