Man arrested for beating up mother and daughter
BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man after a woman claims he broke into her home and brutally beat up her and her daughter Friday afternoon.
Deputies arrested Charles Videau, 39, from Sunshine La, after the victim told officers she came home and noticed someone made forced entry into her house. After that, she claims Videau came into the residence and started to punch her in the face. After that, she says he started to punch her daughter in the face when she tried to intervene.
The mother claims Videau left after she threatened to call authorities, but on his way out, threatened to kill a witness who was also on the scene.
Deputies identified Videau as the suspect and charged him with criminal damage to property, cruelty to a juvenile, simple assault, and two counts of domestic abuse battery.
Authorities later learned Videau used to live with the victim for eight months, and also had a warrant out for his arrest for domestic abuse battery.