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Man arrested for home invasion, battery and possession of marijuana

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – An Alexandria man is in custody tonight for allegedly breaking into a home and assaulting a woman.

According to Alexandria Police Department, Demetrius Alvin Griffin, 21, of Alexandria, was arrested on August 27, for forcing his way into a residence and committing battery on a woman.

APD was dispatched to an Alexandria home in reference to a theft.  Officers said the investigation led to Griffin and his residence. At his residence marijuana was also discovered.

He is being charged with one count of home invasion, one count of simple battery and one count of possession of marijuana.

Griffin was taken into custody and transported to the Rapides Parish Detention Center.

APD said the woman was not seriously injured in the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

No other information is being released at this time.

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