JUDSONIA, Ark. (KTHV) -- A Bald Knob man was arrested on Tuesday after a 91-year-old man was kidnapped from his home and nearly beaten to death.

25-year-old Tommy Trosper is facing kidnapping and battery charges.

The White County Sheriff's Department says the elderly man was lured from his Judsonia home over the weekend in regards to an offer to buy his parrot or car.

The man was then beaten and returned to his home. He is currently in critical condition at a local hospital.

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