Rodney Griffin, 58 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he physically attacked his 33 year-old roommate before stating that he was going to kill him.

Police said that Griffin thew the man on the ground and began to punch him.  They added that the victim showed numerous markings on his body.

The incident occurred at the men’s home on Burnett Ferry Road

Griffin is charged with terroristic threats and acts and battery.