80-year-old arrested, charged with molestation of 6-year-old

Jean Trahan (Source: St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office)
Jean Trahan (Source: St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office)

ST. LANDRY PARISH, LA (WAFB) - An 80-year-old man was arrested Monday after investigators say he admitted to having inappropriate sexual contact with a 6-year-old, according to St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.

Jean Trahan, 80, was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on one count of molestation of a juvenile.

Captain Vizena said, "Detectives launched an investigation after the 6-year-old victim confided in her parents and revealed that Trahan had touched her inappropriately. During questioning, Trahan allegedly admitted to his involvement in the incident and was placed under arrest."

"There is no relation between the victim and Trahan. Further details about the incident are being withheld to protect the identity of the victim," Vizena added.

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