LAUREL HILL — A man was arrested on battery charges after grabbing his mother by the wrists and harming her.

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the defendant, a 35-year-old man from Laurel Hill, entered his mother’s car and refused to leave. His mom grabbed his clothes, attempting to get him to leave the car, but he refused. He then grabbed his mother by her wrists, against her will, causing minor injuries to her left wrist and the back of her arm.

The man was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery and felony violation of probation.