Man with no arms charged with stabbing tourist

A homeless man with no arms has been charged with stabbing a tourist.

Jonathan Crenshaw, 46, held a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight early Tuesday, on South Florida, US, according to police.

Crenshaw is reportedly a popular fixture in the area, known for painting on canvases along a trendy spot in South Beach, The Miami Herald reported.

Police arrested and charged Jonathan Crenshaw with aggravated battery. Source: Miami-Dade Corrections

According to the arrest report, Crenshaw says he was lying down when Coronado, a Chicago tourist, approached him and punched him in the head. Police say Crenshaw stabbed Coronado twice and fled.

A friend who was traveling with Coronado said they asked Crenshaw for directions when he suddenly jumped up and stabbed Coronado in his arm. He was taken to the hospital.

Crenshaw has been charged with aggravated battery.