The Steuben County Sheriff's Department say an Angola man was arrested Saturday afternoon for nearly striking a juvenile with his car.
Reports indicate that police received a call around 4 p.m. Saturday to 755 Lane 100 Lake Charles East after someone reported a child was nearly hit by a vehicle.
During the investigation, officers found Michael Forester, 27, Angola, in connection with the complaint. Deputies discovered Forester has been operating a vehicle described to them by the complaining party.
Authorities say Forester faces initial charges of criminal recklessness with a vehicle, battery to a child under 14-years of age, and resisting law enforcement.
No other details were released. The incident remains under investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Department.