Jennings man charged in home invasion - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Jennings man charged in home invasion

Sebastian Hanks. (Source: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office) Sebastian Hanks. (Source: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office)
JENNINGS, LA (KPLC) -

A 21-year-old Jennings man is facing numerous charges after breaking into a home on Cleopha Road and assaulting the homeowner, authorities said.

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Chris Ivey said Sebastion Hanks was arrested Sunday in connection with a Friday incident.

"The victim (said) Hanks forcefully made his way into the residence by kicking the door in," Ivey said Monday in a news release. "(Hanks) physically assaulted the victim in front of the victim's two children."

Ivey said the victim sustained injuries to the head and back.

Hanks has been charged with two counts of home invasion, simple battery, aggravated battery, simple criminal damage to property, aggravated assault and intimidation of a witness.

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