Man Arrested After Tossing Hot Grease on Woman

The Bay County Sheriff's Office arrested 58 year old Albert Atkinson for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

At 5:00 Tuesday morning, deputies responded to 2205 East 5th St. in reference to a female suffering from grease burns to her head and upper torso.

The investigation revealed that woman and Atkinson had been arguing.

The woman went to bed in a room with her mother.

Atkinson entered the room, and doused her with a pan of hot grease.

She was transported to the hospital suffering from 2nd degree burns, and was subsequently airlifted to a burn unit.

The injuries are not anticipated to be life-threatening.

Atkinson fled the residence, but was later arrested by deputies.

Atkinson was booked into the Bay County Jail.

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