Gaylan Edwin Worthington, 19, of 16518 Old Highway 6 in Redfield was arrested Tuesday for an alleged assault occurring Sunday evening at 14128 270th, the Dallas County Sheriff’s office reported Tuesday.
According to the redacted call record released by the sheriff’s office, the caller who reported the incident, Joshua Stanley, said a “male in his 50s or 60s” was “breathing” but “not awake, not alert” after he “was hit in the head.”
The identity of the alleged victim has not been revealed.
The alleged assailant reportedly fled the scene in a car, according to the sheriff’s call record, which also indicates Dallas County Deputy Sheriff Clay Leonard said “there will be charges on [redacted] if the other vehicles locate the run vehicle.”
Worthington’s younger brother, Austin Worthington, 18, of 29507 I Ave. in Adel was arrested Sunday evening in Redfield after he was reportedly seen chasing children with a stick.
In comments made Monday on Facebook, Someone using the name “Austin Worthington” appeared to dispute the claim that Worthington was chasing children.
“I never went after kids. That was a b.s. lie,” said the Facebook writer.
He also said, “Robert does need to grow up and learn to let” his “nephew fight on his own.”
Describing the “stick” he was reportedly using and the “children” he was chasing, the person using the Facebook name “Austin Worthington” said, “It was my beating stick made out of a leg to a nightstand that I made. It was Shawnda’s bf and his brother.”
While the Facebook exchange and the people referred to are obscure, the tone seems clear.
“He had it coming,” the Facebook writer said.