Elderly Florida Man Beaten With Table Leg, Dragged Behind Dumpster

An elderly Florida man was beaten with a table leg, and a hunt is under way for the culprit.

Thomas Hickman, 77, was looking through a trash bin on Sunday when another man took a broken table leg and beat him with it, according to a police press release on the incident.

The man dragged Hickman, of Ocala, behind the dumpster and then fled in Hickman's car.

The vehicle was later found abandoned.

Hickman was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.