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Lake Charles looking for suspect

Posted at 4:51 PM, Aug 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-12 17:51:24-04

Lake Charles Police are looking for a man who broke into the home of an older lady and beat her up.

Police were called to a home on L’Acadie Drive at about 11 a.m. Saturday. The 68-year-old resident said she heard a banging on her front door, thought the person was in distress and offered to help. When she opened the door, a man forced his way in, and beat her up.The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Surveillance cameras caught part of the attack.

Should anyone have any information about the suspect or this offense, please contact Lt. Lecia McCullough with the Lake Charles Police Department violent crime’s division at 337.491.1311 or email her at