TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man is arrested, accused of entering a family's Terre Haute home while the family slept late Friday night.
A woman in the 800 block of South 7 th Street told police that she awoke during the night to hear her 8-year-old child screaming. The woman told police she went to her child's room and found a man standing in the room.
The woman told police the man fled out her second-floor window and that she ran out of the house to see him running down the street.
The 8-year-old child also told police that she awoke to see the man and that the man placed his hand over her mouth. The child also told police she bit the man's hand.
Later Saturday morning, police reportedly found Robert Lewis III, 25, lying outside of a tavern on the city's south side. Lewis matched the woman's description and was arrested.
Lewis told police that he had been drinking the night before and that he had been inside the family's home.
Lewis faces preliminary felony charges of criminal confinement, battery involving a child, and residential entry. He is being held on a $25,000 cash bond.
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