Man accused of hitting kids, chasing woman with broom

Man accused of hitting kids, chasing woman with broom

LOCKPORT, LA (WAFB) - Deputies said a man accused of swinging a broom at a woman, while chasing her through a house, but hitting one child with it and punching another child, was arrested Monday.

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office reported Todd Chiasson Jr., 32, of Lockport, faces multiple charges.

Investigators said they were called to a domestic disturbance at a home on Cassidy Lane in Lockport. They added Chiasson was sitting in a car and after deputies knocked on the window to find out what happened, he allegedly got out of the car and started swinging his fists at the deputies.

Officials said Chiasson was handcuffed after a brief struggle.

They added Chiasson was booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux on charges of domestic abuse aggravated assault, cruelty to juveniles with force/violence and resisting an officer.

Bond was set at $15,000.

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