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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

December 7. 2014 – Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal reports that on Sunday, December 7 at approximately 5:50 AM deputies with the Patrol Division responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Hopkins St. concerning a disturbance.Upon their arrival deputies learned that a female resident was attacked by a male suspect after the suspect broke into her residence. The victim sustained minor injuries in the attack.Deputies were able to identify the suspect as John Cyrio, Jr, 43 of New Iberia.Cyrio was located by deputies at a residence in the 700 block of Lasalle St. in New Iberia and arrested. Cyrio was transported to the Iberia Parish Jail where he was booked on the charges of Home Invasion and Simple Criminal Damage to Property.

For additional information as it becomes available contact Lieutenant Richard Fleming, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office, Public Information Officer at 337-321-4524 or 337-201-6786 or e-mail rfleming@iberiaso.org.