Batesville Police Warn Residents Of Home Invasion, Assault

first_imgAuthorities in Batesville are searching for an alleged home intruder that attempted to assault a young woman on Saturday.The Batesville Police Department received a 9-1-1 call at 4:45 a.m. Saturday morning reporting an intruder at a home on Washington St.The road is located between S. Mulberry Street and Huntersville Road, near the Batesville Intermediate School.“A 17-year-old female reported a male subject entered her bedroom and attempted to sexually assault her,” Batesville Police Chief Stan Holt said in a news release to local media.The victim told police she fought off the man and he left the home.The suspect is described as approximately six foot tall, thin build and wearing a dark hoody.Police hope to gather more information that could lead to the identity of the suspect.Anyone with information should contact the Batesville Police Department at (812) 934-3131. Tips can remain anonymous.They are also reminding citizens to secure their homes by locking all doors and windows.last_img read more