CRIME
12/18/2014 03:44 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Rachel Anne Hayes Assaulted Grandma For Not Accepting Facebook Friend Request: Cops

Pinellas County Jail

A woman in Clearwater, Florida, is facing assault charges after allegedly slapping her grandmother multiple times.

The purported reason: The grandmother wouldn't accept the suspect's Facebook friend request.

Rachel Anne Hayes, 27, was arrested Thursday morning on a felony charge of domestic battery on an elderly person, according to CountOn2.com.

Pinellas County Deputies said the alleged assault took place around 3:39 a.m. in the home of Hayes' 72-year-old grandmother when the two began arguing about the status of Hayes' friend request.

The suspect allegedly slapped her grandmother multiple times, WFLA.com reports.

Hayes' arrest affidavit said alcohol was a factor in the alleged altercation, according to WSOCtv.com

Hayes is currently being held without bond in the Pinellas County Jail, WATE.com reports.

Jail records show she has previously been arrested for DUI, violation of probation for DUI and disorderly conduct for urinating in public.

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