POSTED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 12:42pm
CALCASIEU PARISH, LA — A Vinton man has been arrested on battery charges after striking an elderly family member.
On September 6 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a Vinton home in reference to a battery.
Upon arrival, deputies found that James C. Collins, 59, pushed an 85-year-old family member to the ground and struck the victim numerous times in the face.
The victim was treated at a local hospital for his injuries.
Collins was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with Battery of the Infirmed and released on a $3,000 bond set by Judge Wilford Carter.