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Deputies: Woman, 72, slapped over Facebook snub

4 years 3 months 1 day ago Friday, December 19 2014 Dec 19, 2014 December 19, 2014 5:54 AM December 19, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Hunter Robinson

SEMINOLE, FL - A 27-year-old woman is accused of slapping a 72-year-old woman who denied her friend request on Facebook.

Rachel Anne Hayes became angry on Wednesday when the woman said the Facebook name she uses is inappropriate.

Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say the woman told Hayes she would accept the friend request if she changed the name, which was not revealed by authorities. Hayes left the home in Seminole but returned a short time later. They fought again at the front door.

Deputies say Hayes slapped the woman several times before the woman was able to go back inside and lock the door.

Hayes was charged with aggravated battery on an elderly person. She bonded out of jail, and it's unknown whether she has an attorney.

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