Michigan man facing battery charge following altercation - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Michigan man facing battery charge following altercation

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James L. Woods (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) James L. Woods (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

A Michigan man is accused of second-degree battery following an altercation in Calcasieu, according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

Authorities said at 1:45 a.m. Sunday, deputies were dispatched to a Lake Charles home in reference to the alleged battery.

James L. Woods is accused of hitting a female several times in the face, knocking her unconscious. The woman suffered swelling and bruising, authorities said.

Woods was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on $45,000 bond.

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