Updated:OCALA, Fla. —
An elderly man was beaten after he refused another man permission to marry his girlfriend, authorities said.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office said that on Monday deputies arrested James Kane, 40, on a charge of felony domestic battery on a person over 65.
Kane told deputies he became angry after the 72-year-old man refused his request to marry the victim's girlfriend.
Reports said that the victim, whose name was not released, had bruises and cuts on his face.
The victim reportedly told deputies that Kane has bipolar disorder and had not taken his medications.