Authorities search for Louisiana man who allegedly poured acid and bleach on victim's face
06/27/2022 2:16 pm PDT
ROSELAND, La. (TCD) -- Authorities are actively searching for a 35-year-old suspect who allegedly poured acid and Clorox toilet bleach on a victim's face.
According to a news release from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, on June 22, deputies responded to a home to a report of a domestic incident. James Ballard had reportedly poured the acid and bleach on the victim, which caused chemical burns.
The victim also suffered severe bruising to her body along with a punctured lung and busted ear drum, the Sheriff's Office says.
On Saturday, June 25, the Sheriff's Office announced that they obtained arrest warrants against Ballard on charges of second-degree aggravated battery, domestic abuse –– child endangerment, protective order violation, false imprisonment, and failure to appear.
The Sheriff's Office has asked the public's help in gathering any information leading up to Ballard's location and arrest.
Deputies did not release the victim's name.
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