A 45 year old man was viciously assaulted suffering severe injuries while launching his boat according to the Ionia County Sheriff. The attacker jumped into the unidentified mans vehicle and fled.
After receiving the vehicle description, central dispatch notified area police who later located the victims truck being driven by 27 year old Gabriel Neff from the Lansing area.
Neff is lodged in the Ionia County jail. His bond is $15,000 dollars.
He is charged with Carjacking, Unarmed robbery and Aggravated assault. On the Carjacking charge Neff is looking at up to life in prison
The victim was taken to a local hospital treated and is expected to make full recovery.