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Carbondale man arrested in connection to home invasion, battery case

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CARBONDALE — A Carbondale man has been arrested in connection with home invasion and battery, according to a news release.

Carbondale police officers responded at 11:36 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, in the 200 block of South Lewis Lane to a report of home invasion. 

Eric Lescault, 34 of Carbondale, was identified as a suspect who allegedly forced his way into a residence and battered the victim, police said.

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The victim received a minor injury as a result of the incident. 

Lescault was arrested on suspicion of home invasion, aggravated battery and criminal damage to property. He was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.

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Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.

— The Southern

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