Teen arrested for child's rape - KLFY News 10

Teen arrested for child's rape


A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for the rape of a five-year-old girl in the town of Washington.

Officers were sent to a saint Landry residence, in reference to a possible rape case. Upon arriving at the scene, officers spoke with the child's mother where she gave them the name of the suspect.

At that time, Washington Police proceeded to the suspect's home. Authorities then located the sixteen year-old standing outside of his residence and took him into custody. 

The suspect was transported to the Washington Police Department where he was questioned and admitted to having sexual intercourse with the five year old. He was booked for aggravated rape and will remain in police custody until he go in front of the judge on Monday.

The little girl year old was transported to Opelousas general hospital where she was treated and released to her mother. 

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