TERRE HAUTE —
An elderly Clay County woman sustained serious injuries from a beating on Saturday at her Brazil residence, authorities said.
The Brazil Police Department responded to a battery complaint at the residence and discovered the woman had serious injuries from a battery.
Based on a description the woman gave of her assailant, police arrested John Daniel Pastrick, Jr., 39, Brazil, as he was walking nearby.
He is charged with burglary with a deadly weapon resulting in serious injury. It is a class-A felony, police said.
Pastrick is being held at the Clay County Justice Center on a $100,000 bond with no 10 percent allowed, police said.