Christopher Ballenger-Brooks

HELENA- A Helena suspect is accused of breaking into a home and attacking two women.

Christopher Ballenger-Brooks is charged with aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, and a third partner family member assault. All felonies.

Charging documents say Brooks forced his way into a home on Prospect Ave. Thursday, allegedly attacking a mother and daughter.

One victim was allegedly struck multiple times in the face. Brooks then allegedly attacked the other woman.

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MTN News has learned Brooks was released from house arrest yesterday, prior to the alleged attack.

Court records say Brooks has one prior conviction and one pending charge of Partner-Family Member Assault.

Bond in his case is set at $40,000.