Valdosta man arrested for Sunday assault
A 43-year-old man has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies after breaking into a Valdosta home Sunday morning.
Police say that according to the family, the man, later identified as Willie Grant, began knocking on the door around 3:00 a.m. The family then told police that Grant broke into the home, demanded money and started to attack the family.
Once officers arrived, they found the front door barricaded and were able to gain entrance via another door and arrest Grant.
Family members were treated by medical services for superficial injuries.
Grant is being charged with:
- Burglary 1st degree - Felony
- Two charges of aggravated assault with the intent to commit rape - Felony
- Cruelty to a person age 65 or older- Felony
- 1st Degree cruelty towards children - Felony
- Three charges of false imprisonment - Felony
- Hindering persons making an emergency call - Misdemeanor