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Police: Victim steps in as man attempts to hurt juvenile

7 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Monday, February 25 2019 Feb 25, 2019 February 25, 2019 6:14 AM February 25, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

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.

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