Breaux Bridge man arrested for beating woman

Javien Benoit (Source: St. Martin Sheriff's Office)
Javien Benoit (Source: St. Martin Sheriff's Office)

ST. MARTINVILLE, LA (WAFB) - A Breaux Bridge man was arrested Thursday on attempted murder charges.

Javien Benoit, 34, is accused of severely beating a woman in St. Martin Parish.

According to reports, authorities were notified Tuesday by hospital personnel that the victim suffered great bodily injury.

The victim was reported to be in critical condition.

Benoit has been charged with attempted second degree murder.

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