Baton Rouge police Saturday arrested a 46-year-old man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend with a baseball bat while she was taking a bath.
Louis Christal confronted the victim when she returned home Friday evening, accusing her of having been with another man, according to an arrest report. The victim told detectives she did not feel like arguing and went to take a bath, the report says.
Christal, who has dated the victim on and off for two years, entered the bathroom and began beating her with a baseball bat until she was able escape, the report says.
The victim suffered injuries to her wrist and forearms, along with a deep gash on her shoulder, the report says.
Christal, 11417 Stan Ave., Apt. 13, Baton Rouge, was booked Saturday into Parish Prison on counts of attempted second-degree murder.