Monroe man arrested, says lady used witchcraft to trick him into hitting the elderly

Crime

MONROE, La. — Authorities have arrested a Monroe man at the Ouachita Parish Public Library after they say he struck an elderly person for using a racial slur towards him.

Post arrest, the suspect identified as Tybias Truly, advised a woman inside the library tricked him using witchcraft and made him believe he was hearing voices that only stopped after he struck the victim.

The victim was 68-years-old.

Tybias Truly was arrested and transported to Ouachita Correctional Center on charges for Simple Battery of the Infirmed.

His bond is $5,000.

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