Kyle Barnett May 2, 2014, 6:33am

GRETNA – A man who claims he loaned several thousand dollars to a woman with the expectation she would pay him back after a lawsuit settlement is using.

Henry Richard filed suit against Alacia Knight in the 24th Judicial District Court on April 1.

Richard claims he loaned $12,444.28 to Knight on Dec. 17, 2012 from his checking account with the understanding that she would pay him back within six months after receiving a lawsuit settlement. The plaintiff asserts that the defendant has failed to repay the loan and has since cut off all communications with him.

The defendant is accused of breach of contract.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for repayment of the loan.

Richard is represented by attorney David Belfield III of New Orleans.

The case has been assigned to Division N Judge Stephen D. Enright Jr.

Case no. 737-012.

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