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Fayetteville man accused of beating grandfather over $5

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (AP) — Authorities in Cumberland County are accusing a Fayetteville man of beating his handicapped grandfather after an argument over $5.

The sheriff’s office says 18-year-old Michael Allen Jackson was angered when his grandfather refused to give him the money.

Authorities say 63-year-old Glenn Maynor was punched in the face and chest several times. He was knocked down and hit his head on a concrete floor.

According to the sheriff’s office, Maynor was left bleeding from his left eye, nose and mouth and had a severely swollen left eye. He was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment.

The incident occurred Friday.

Jackson is in the Cumberland County jail under $100,000 bond. He made his first court appearance Monday, and jail records didn’t show whether he has an attorney.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


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