Teen charged after road rage beating with boat oar

Gregory Robinson (Florence Police)
Gregory Robinson (Florence Police)

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - Florence, AL (WAFF) - A 17 year old from Florence, arrested on Tuesday,  is facing assault charges an adult.

Police say Gregory Ryan Robinson attacked a 35 year old man with a boat oar during a road rage argument in the parking lot of Belle Foods last week.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital, then airlifted to Vanderbilt. Police say he suffered a fractured skull and possible brain injury. He spent five days in the hospital before being released. We're told he suffered memory loss and possible permanent damage to his speech.

Robinson posted bond, and is free this afternoon.

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