DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Delray Beach resident Hershel Ford is in the Palm Beach County Jail on an aggravated battery charge after police say he struck his grandson with a stick.
According to a police report obtained by BocaNewsNow.com, “the victim claimed that he lives with his grandfather. He indicated he was sitting in front of the residence when (his grandfather) approached him and was verbally abusive. The victim claimed that (his grandfather) swing a white stick twice at his direction, striking him on his left forearm. The white stick was approximately 3 feet long. The defendant walked back inside the residence and locked the door.”
Adds the report: “The victim sustained a minor bruise and swelling to his left forearm.”
Hershel Ford was arrested and charged with aggravated battery. He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and remained held without bond mid-day Wednesday.
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