The alleged assailant has been charged with aggravated battery
Police arrested a Florida woman accused of slapping a 72-year-old woman who declined her friend request on Facebook.
Rachel Anne Hayes, 27, became upset when the 72-year-old said that her Facebook name was inappropriate and would only accept her friend request if she changed her name, according to the Tampa Bay Times. (What name she uses on the social media site has not been released by authorities.)
The two women began to argue over the matter, and Hayes eventually left the elderly woman’s home. But Hayes then returned, and when the two fought again outside her door, Hayes allegedly slapped the woman who turned down her friend request several times.
Police charged Hayes with aggravated battery on an elderly person, a felony.