FORT SMITH, Ark. – A man is in custody after police said he hit a stranger over the head with a baseball bat at Walmart.
KHBS-TV is reporting that Corey Mosley was arrested after police said they saw surveillance video of the attack at Walmart in Fort Smith.
According to the arrest report, Mosley told officers he recently watched a movie with a baseball bat being used on someone else and wanted to try it.
Police said it was a random attack and that Mosley said the victim was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Mosley’s family members say Mosley has serious mental problems and sometimes believes he is a character in a movie he has seen, police said.
Investigators said the victim was taken to the hospital where she was treated and released.
According to KHBS-TV, Mosley was arrested on a charge of battery. He was being held behind bars on a $20,000 bond.