Man beats woman with a stick because he loves herBy Mason White 4:10 PM January 27, 2015
By: Feng Qian
A man who was arrested on charges of assault for beating a woman, said that he did so because he loved her, police in Florida said.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said that the 63-year-old woman of Islamorada, was attacked by 66-year-old William Roberts.
According to the police investigation, the 63-year-old victim was inside her apartment early on Sunday morning, when Roberts of Tennessee, knocked on her door.
When she opened the door, she saw Roberts, who was wearing only his underwear and a sweater that he took from her car, which she parked outside.
The woman said that she never saw Roberts in her life. Roberts approached the woman and beat her with a stick. When asked why he was beating her, he said that it was because he loved her.
The woman managed to rip the suspect’s sweater before he left from the house. Roberts was arrested near the apartment building.
He faces charges of aggravated battery.