Man faces rape charge after reports of juvenile being sexually assaulted

Man faces rape charge after reports of juvenile being sexually assaulted

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man was arrested on a rape charge after authorities received reports that a juvenile had been sexually assaulted.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Edward Hackett, 31, of Baker, was booked Tuesday on charges of aggravated rape and sexual battery.

His bond was set at $750,000.

More details are not being released to protect the identity of the victim.

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