Cuero man goes to trial on burglary charge

A Cuero man will go on trial Thursday on a burglary charge.

Steven Battles, 39, is charged with first-degree felony burglary of a habitation as well as felony injury to an elderly person.

He is charged with entering the home of Victoria woman who was 65 years old or older, without her consent, according to a February indictment. The incident happened in May 2010.

Battles is charged with grabbing the woman around her torso/neck, injuring her.

The trial will begin at 9 a.m. in Judge Robert Cheshire's courtroom.