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Elderly Man Beaten in Home Invasion

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Early Tuesday morning the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a call at 200 Live Oak Road.

The victim, a 79 year old man, reported a home invasion during which he was struck over the head with a blunt object multiple times and had an undisclosed amount of money stolen from him.

The man was later transported to a local hospital. Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office are conducting an investigation.

Detectives are also working on providing a description of the two male suspects.

If anyone has any information on this home invasion, please contact the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at 369-3711.


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Sheriff Louis Ackal advises that on December 4, 2012 at approximately 2:49 a.m. deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the 200 Block of Live Oak Road.  Once there, deputies spoke to the victim who advised his home was broken into.  The victim, a 79 year old male, advised he was sleeping in his residence when he had been woken up by a loud noise from within his residence.  The victim then stated he observed two males standing over him in his bedroom. The suspects demanded money from the victim. 

The victim advised he told the two suspects that he did not have any money. The suspects then reacted to the victims statements by striking the victim several times on his head with a blunt object.   According to the victim the suspects then fled from the residence in an unknown direction. The victim required medical attention as a result of his injuries and was transported to a local hospital.  The suspects were able to steal an undisclosed amount of money from the victim's residence.

Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office are conducting an investigation on the incident. Detectives are also working on providing a description of the two male suspects.  Detectives are asking if anyone has information on the home invasion to please contact the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-369-3711. 

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