Fellsmere man arrested for striking grandfather

FELLSMERE — A Fellsmere man was arrested after authorities say he got mad at his 70-year-old grandfather and attacked him.

According to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office, Timothy Cruce, 31, of the 13000 block of 105th Street, got angry with his grandfather while they were in a barn. When the grandfather went to leave the barn, Cruce hit him in the head and neck, leaving two cuts above his eyes. The grandfather told authorities that Cruce had started acting strange and yelling at him just prior to the attack, the arrest report states.

Cruce is being held at the county jail in lieu of $5,000 bail for a charge of battery on a person older than 65.

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