CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Charles man is facing a battery charge after an altercation with another man, according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.
Authorities said at approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to a Lake Charles home in reference to a disturbance.
Timothy L. Pinkley, 32, is accused of striking the alleged victim numerous times in the face, causing swelling, bruising and possible facial fractures.
The victim was treated at a local hospital.
Pinkley was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on a second-degree battery charge. He has been released on $3,000 bond.