Lake Charles man arrested after invading home and holding victim down by her throat

Lake Charles man arrested after invading home and holding victim down by her throat
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POSTED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 11:00pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 11:04pm

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a man on home invasion charges.

On September 6, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a home in Lake Charles regarding a disturbance.

Upon arrival, deputies were told that Brandon L. Weldon, 32, an ex-acquaintance of the victim, kicked the door off of the hinges and entered the home.

Once inside, Weldon grabbed the victim by the arms and held her down by her throat, but fled before deputies arrived.

Two small children were present in the home during the incident.

Deputies located Weldon at his home and arrested him without incident.

He was charged with Home Invasion and Criminal Damage to Property. He was released on a $5,000 bond.

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