Influencer and former Vine star Hayes Grier has been arrested following an alleged brutal assault in North Carolina.
The 21-year-old internet personality was reportedly arrested in a Mecklenburg County jail in Charlotte on Friday, July 30, after a warrant was issued to remove the influencer from her Encino, California home for three felony counts, according to documents obtained by TMZ. Grier was booked for common law robbery, gross conspiracy and assault causing serious bodily injury.
Grier is charged with brutally assaulting a man and then stealing his $ 1,200 cell phone. According to the court order, a judge found preliminary evidence linking the Mooresville, North Carolina native to the alleged attack, in which the victim was seriously injured.
The attack is said to have left the alleged victim with a broken left orbital bone, brain damage, bruised ribs, bleeding from the back of the head, hearing loss and more, according to police reports via the outlet.
The Dancing with the stars The student was reportedly released after posting a $ 17,500 bond later that night, according to the Charlotte observer. The newspaper reports that Grier will face a judge on Monday, August 2.
Grier first rose to fame in 2013 for his Vine video series alongside his brother. Nash before the platform was closed. Since then, he has moved to Instagram and YouTube, where he currently has 5.6 million followers on Instagram and 880,000 subscribers on YouTube. The influencer was also the second youngest contestant to appear on DWTS When was paired with professional dancer Emma slater during season 21. The pair were eliminated from the 2015 competition in week seven.
The Monstrous the actor went on to star alongside his family in go90’s unscripted Top Grier Serie. Talked with Us weekly ahead of the second season in February 2018 on what fans might expect from the show.
“Lots of crazy things,” he said exclusively U.S at the time. “I started looking for colleges at my mother’s request, so I took my friends across the country on some wild adventures while visiting schools.” He continued: “My family is a big part of Top Grier and I would love to continue telling that story. My love life, not so much. “
Grier also said that his genuine personality was the reason for his success. “I’m still myself,” he said. “Authenticity is key when you are a creator and you stay true to the fans.”