Houston man accused of attacking brother-in-law with toilet seat

HOUSTON -- A man is facing charges, accused of breaking into his brother-in-law's east Houston home and beating him with a toilet seat last month.

Luis Ortiz, 29, is charged with burglary of a habitation with intent to commit assault. According to the victim, Ortiz's brother-in-law, Ortiz came to his home in the 14200 block of Texarkana Street back on June 24 at 8pm.

According to court documents, Ortiz banged on the door, but his brother-in-law told him to go away. Ortiz then reportedly broke through the front door and began to use a toilet seat to hit his brother-in-law.

Investigators say the victim fell to the floor and Ortiz continued to hit him.

Ortiz is in custody. There's no bond in his case.
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