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

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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.

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Man accused of throwing toddler onto road