Robert Harold Whorton Jr.

Robert Harold Whorton Jr.

A Rome man remained in jail on an $11,200 bond Wednesday morning, on accusations he abused his elderly grandfather.

According to Floyd County Jail reports and warrants:

Robert Harold Whorton Jr., 43, closed his grandfather's hand in a door, causing cuts and possibly dislocating a finger.

Whorton is charged with felony abuse of an elder and a probation violation. he is also charged with misdemeanor battery under the Family Violence Act.

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