Iberia Parish Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday arrested a 43-year-old man accused of breaking into a house and attacking a female resident who tried to stop him.
John Cyrio, of New Iberia, broke into a house in the 1000 block of Hopkins Street on Sunday about 5:50 a.m., the sheriff’s office said in a news release.
A woman who was inside the house at the time suffered minor injuries during the break-in, deputies said.
Authorities arrested Cyrio shortly after the break-in at a house in the 700 block of Lasalle Street, deputies said.
Cyrio was booked into Iberia Parish Prison on counts of home invasion and simple criminal damage to property.