William Hobson


Elderly Man Arrested, Accused of Beating Granddaughter

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

DYERSBURG, Tenn.- Dyersburg police are investigating a domestic assault case involving an elderly man.

According to investigators, William Hobson, 87, of Dyer County was arrested on Wednesday, accused of physically assaulting his
20- year-old granddaughter. Investigators said this is not the first time Hobson has been arrested , but did not confirm if he has assaulted his granddaughter before this incident.

Hobson was released Thursday morning on a $1,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in Dyersburg City Court on Friday.

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