Nurse accused of striking man with Corvette in Miami Beach

Police: Keanen Jaquan Roberts, 29, claimed victim struck him, had 2 dogs bite his legs

(Miami-Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation/@OnlyInDade)

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A 29-year-old man was arrested earlier this month after a Miami Beach police sergeant witnessed him striking another man with his vehicle after the two were involved in a physical altercation, authorities confirmed to Local 10 News Thursday.

According to the suspect’s arrest report, Keanen Jaquan Roberts, of Miami Beach, is a nurse, although the report does not state where he works.

The incident in question occurred around noon on March 16 in the 1200 block of 15th Street.

According to the report, the sergeant, who was working an off-duty detail, spotted an orange Corvette stopped on the roadway.

The sergeant went over to investigate and then saw the Corvette reverse into the intersection of 15th Street and Alton Road before making a U-turn a short distance away and intentionally striking the victim with his car, the report stated.

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The victim suffered a possible fracture to his left leg/knee area and was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital by Miami Beach Fire Rescue.

Police said the Corvette also struck a city of Miami Beach parking sign, causing it to be detached from the sidewalk.

After the Corvette made another U-turn, the driver was pulled over by the sergeant, the report stated.

According to the report, Roberts, who was wearing scrubs, claimed he was involved in an argument with the victim when the victim hit him in the face and had his two dogs bite his legs.

Police said Roberts’ lip was swollen and he had a minor cut on it with dry blood, but there were no visible injuries or bite marks on his legs.

Cellphone video also shows the victim appearing to restrain his dogs as they try to protect him.

A witness told the sergeant she saw the two men arguing before the victim walked over to Roberts’ Corvette, kicked it and then walked away.

The woman said Roberts then got out of his car and the two men started to physically attack each other.

The victim eventually put Roberts in a headlock, but then let him go and walked away, the witness said.

Police said the witness then saw Roberts get back into his car and intentionally strike the victim with it.

Roberts was arrested on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and criminal mischief.

Details about what the men were initially arguing about were not mentioned in the arrest report.

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