SHERIFF: Jackson teen arrested after baseball bat attack on grandmother

UPDATE (4:00 p.m.) – Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka tells 6 News that assault with intent to murder charges will be brought against a Jackson County teen.

Bret Goodnuff, 17, is accused of beating his grandmother with a baseball bat during an argument over a cellphone.

Bond was set at $250,000.

Goodnuff fled his grandmother’s Rives Township home and was later arrested while riding a bicycle on I-96 in Calhoun County.

He will be back in court October 19.

The grandmother is expected to recover from her injuries.

JACKSON, Mich (WLNS) – A Jackson County teen is in custody today a argument turned violent Wednesday.

Jackson County Sheriff Steve Rand tells 6 News that the 17-year-old man got into an argument with his grandmother just before 6 p.m. at her house on the 9000 block of Easton Road in Rives Township.

She told deputies that they were arguing over a cellphone when the teen assaulted her with a baseball bat.

The 58-year-old woman had injuries to her arms, head and back.

She was taken to Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital with, what deputies say, are non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was later found in Calhoun County riding a bicycle on I-94.

He was arrested and is today in the Jackson County jail.

The information has been turned over to the Prosecuting Attorney to decide if charges will be filed.

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