Influencer Hayes Grier Arrested for Brutal North Carolina Assault

Influencer Hayes Grier has been arrested for allegedly beating a man so badly he suffered brain damage and stole the victim’s $1,200 phone.

via: Page Six

The 21-year-old former Vine star was booked in a Charlotte jail after a warrant was issued to extradite him from his Encino, California, home to face charges of common law robbery, felony conspiracy and assault serious bodily injury, according to TMZ.

The alleged attack left victim William Markolf with a broken eyeball socket, brain damage, bruised ribs, bleeding from the back of the head and loss of hearing, the outlet reported.

Grier, and a co-conspirator who has not yet been charged, are also accused of stealing Markolf’s $1,200 phone, according to the outlet, which did not indicate when the violent incident took place.

Grier reportedly posted bail and is due to face a judge first thing Monday morning.

The North Carolina native has a massive social media following and made it to Week 7 on “DWTS” in 2015 at the age of 15.

He’s also the younger brother of backup Carolina Panthers QB Will Grier.

Grier was released after posting $17,500 bail and is due to appear in court at 9am on Monday.

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