Man accused of trying to solicit two minors at church

Robert Elie Jr. (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office)
Robert Elie Jr. (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office)

LORANGER, LA (WAFB) - Investigators said a man who tried to solicit sex from two minors at a church was arrested Sunday.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported Robert Elie Jr., 53, of Loranger, is charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile.

He was still in jail Monday morning. Bond information was not provided.

Sheriff Daniel Edwards said the incident happened at a church in Loranger.

Deputies said the victims were able to get away and were not harmed.

The investigation is ongoing.

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