Jennings man accused of raping 10-year-old victim

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JEFF DAVIS PARISH, La. (KLFY)- A Jennings man is facing one count of first degree rape of a juvenile. The alleged victim is 10 years old, authorities said.

On July 1 deputies were called to a local hospital to investigate a complaint of child molestation. 

Deputies were told that the alleged victim told a relative that they were touched inappropriately Sunday night by the relatives’s boyfriend.  The victim was taken to a Lake Charles medical facility for examination.

Jeff Davis Sheriff’s detectives obtained a warrant for Jason Ray Craft, on charges of first degree rape. 

Craft was arrested Tuesday night.

He is held in the parish jail with no bond.

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