The Lake Charles Police Department responded to a home invasion on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at about 11:10 am, in the 1500 block of L'Acadie Drive. According to a media release, the 68-year-old victim "heard banging at her front door". Thinking it was someone in distress, she opened the door with the intent to help the person. A black male suspect forced himself inside the residence and beat the woman. She was taken to a local hospital and treated for injuries sustained during the attack.

30 seconds of surveillance video is embedded into the post above. Anyone who can identify the suspect in the video should contact the Lake Charles Police Department violent crime's division at 337.491.1311 or email Lt. Lecia McCullough at

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