William Brown (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sherif's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
A man was
booked on several charges, including violating a protective order, after he allegedly
broke into a woman's home and held a knife to her throat Saturday morning.
to the probable cause report, the victim claims William Brown, 29, of Baton
Rouge, broke into the home and attacked her around 9:30 a.m.
victim stated that [Brown] woke her from her sleep with a knife to her
throat," the report noted. "The victim was able to escape…[Brown]
began to leave the residence. The victim locked the door behind him. At this
time [he] returned to the door and began ‘beating' on the door attempting to
re-enter the residence."
called police and while she was on the phone, she claims she heard a loud crash
coming from her bedroom. Brown allegedly removed the window unit air
conditioner to get back into the home.
picked up the victim against her will and threw her to the ground. It was
during this altercation that officers arrived on scene and verbally announced
their presence," the report stated.
reported seeing Brown dive head first out an open window when they made
their way into the home. However, reports indicate an officer outside caught
him after a short foot chase.
was transported to a local hospital to treat minor lacerations sustained while
attempting to flee," the report also stated.
was not taken to the hospital, but officers did note she had red marks on her
neck consistent with a knife being held to her throat.
had a protective order against Brown. It was issued on June 12, 2013 and
does not expire until Dec. 12, 2014.
Brown was arrested and charged with violation of protection order, aggravated battery
and aggravated burglary. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
His bond was set at $30,000.