Reindeer Slipper Wearing Thug Who Dumped Disabled Woman From Wheelchair Arrested

Austin Shurbutt [Photo courtesy Phoenix Police]

The reindeer slipper wearing hug, who tried to rob a woman from her wheelchair is under arrest thanks to the good work of Phoenix Police. Austin Shurbutt was captured Saturday afternoon after thousands of people shared his picture across social media.

The 26-year-old Shurbutt has two outstanding warrants and now faces 5 new charges including robbery, kidnapping and assault for dumping a woman out of her wheelchair on the light rail and taking the chair.

According to Phoenix Police, Good Samaritans came to the rescue and got the wheelchair back from Shurbutt.

He was still wearing the reindeer slippers when he was arrested.

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