Victim gets hit with bar stool after refusing sexual advancement; suspect arrested
POSTED: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 11:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 11:04pm
THIBODAUX, LA — A 41-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly hit someone with a bar stool after they declined his sexual advanced.
The Thibodaux Police Department reports that the incident occurred on Friday, July 12 at roughly 11:00 p.m. It happened at a bar located in the 700 block of St. Mary Street.
Officials say the suspect, Edwin Briones, went into the bar and began grabbing at his genitalia while looking at another person. When the person refused the advances, he allegedly became violent.
Briones fled the scene after police were called. However, officers were able to locate him several blocks away.
Briones was booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center for Aggravated Battery with a Dangerous Weapon.