Social media influencer Hayes Grier has been arrested in North Carolina following a violent robbery, confirmed the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
Grier, 21, was detained Friday afternoon in Charlotte on warrants out of Encino, California. He faces three separate charges including felony conspiracy, common law robbery and assault causing serious bodily injury, according to People Magazine.
Grier was released after posting a $17,500 bond. He is accused of brutally assaulting William Markolf on Monday, July 26 before stealing his $1,200 cell phone. The attack left Markolf with serious injuries, including brain damage.
People Magazine reported that Markolf also sustained a broken left orbital bone, bruised ribs, head trauma and hearing loss.
Grier is expected to face a judge on Monday, August 2, according to Fox News.