Man accused of striking and biting a woman

Man accused of striking and biting a woman

LAFOURCHE PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Lockport Police officers arrested Zachary Speakman, 28, for allegedly hitting a woman in the face and biting the back of her head.

Police say on September 3, officers were called to Speakman's home on Lafourche Street in Lockport.

Officers say they spoke with both the victim and Speakman. Investigators learned Speakman was sleeping when he woke up and got into an argument that turned physical with a woman in the house. Authorities say a toddler was also in the house at the time, but was not hurt.

Speakman was arrested and booked with domestic abuse battery with child endangerment. He's being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux. His bond is set at $2,500 and has been ordered to stay away from the victim.

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