CHADBOURN, NC (WWAY) — The father of the man allegedly assaulted with a baseball bat in Chadbourn on Sunday faces charges in the crime.
George Phillips Nobles, 58, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
The sheriff’s office says the 23-year-old victim and Nobles got into an argument that ended with the victim being hit approximately four times with a baseball bat.
According to the arrest report, Nobles lives at the home where the beating happened.
Nobles was gone by the time deputies arrived.
Nobles was arrested on Monday and posted his $5,000 bond about 30 minutes later.