Man accused of molesting 7-year-old

Roger Deerman (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Prison)
Roger Deerman (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Prison)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities said a man was arrested for allegedly molesting a 7-year-old child on June 19.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported Roger Deerman, 50, is charged with molestation of a juvenile, sexual battery and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Deputies said the incident happened at apartment complex on Leake Avenue.

According to investigators, the victim said she and another girl were playing around the complex near the defendant and his roommate when she was inappropriately touched.

Deerman was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the above charges.

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