CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A Vinton man is accused of pushing and hitting an 85-year-old man, according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kim Myers said deputies were dispatched to a Vinton home in reference to a battery at around 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6.
James C. Collins, 59, is accused of pushing the elderly man to the ground and hitting him numerous times in the face.
The man was treated at a local hospital for his injuries.
Collins was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on battery of the infirm and released on a $3,000 bond set by Judge Wilford Carter.