Lafayette deputies seek burglar who attacked resident who walked in on burglary-in-progress _lowres

Sketch provided by LAFAYETTE PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE -- Authorities on June 17, 2015, released a sketch of a man accused of burglarizing a home in the 100 block of Opus Lane on June 7, 2015, in Lafayette Parish and swinging a baseball bat at the homeowner, who discovered the burglary in progress.

Authorities on Wednesday released a sketch of a man accused of burglarizing a home in southwest Lafayette Parish and swinging a baseball bat at his victim when the resident returned home to discover the burglary in progress.

The incident occurred on June 7 in the 100 block of Opus Lane.

The assailant is described as slim, white and standing between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet tall who was wearing a gray lawn service T-shirt, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (337) 236-5618.