Police: Victim steps in as man attempts to hurt juvenile
BATON ROUGE - A man is facing a battery charge after an altercation with an older woman over the weekend.
According to the arrest report, the incident happened Saturday afternoon at a home on Kay Drive. Leo Hunerjager III was in the process of disciplining a juvenile when the victim stepped in.
He allegedly grabbed the woman's arms and pushed her across the room. He then grabbed her a second time and pushed her down.
Hunerjager tells News 2 that it all stemmed from a misunderstanding over how he was handling the juvenile at the time. No one was hurt.
Authorities say Hunerjager admitted to getting into an argument with the victim, however, he requested a lawyer, so authorities ended the interview.
Hunerjager was charged with simple battery of the infirm.