Jacksonville, FL - A Jacksonville man was arrested last Friday after police said he attacked his mother during an argument about buying drugs.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said Ricky Bray, 31, struck his 53-year-old mother several times with a pole after a dispute over access to her car to buy marijuana.
A witness told police that Bray also punched his mother in the face and tried to strangle her with the pole.
The victim was able to escape to her bedroom and call police, according to the report.
She was transported to the hospital for a laceration to her cheek. JSO said the victim’s right eye was also swollen shut.
Bray was charged with aggravated battery and criminal mischief. His bond was set at $115,006.
Bray’s next court date is set for May 1.