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Police report: Man turns self in for molesting 16-year-old

Brandon Lawrence Kelso (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Prison) Brandon Lawrence Kelso (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Prison)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A Baton Rouge man called police to turn himself for molesting a 16-year-old girl while she was sleeping, according to the probable cause affidavit from the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Police arrived at the home of 20-year-old Brandon Lawrence Kelso on Skysail Avenue and took him to the Gardere substation.

During the interview with police, Kelso stated the 16-year-old fell asleep on the sofa bed and he began to have sexual thoughts and became aroused. He began touching the girl and pulled down her pants. She awoke to find Kelso touching her inappropriately and trying to have intercourse with her. 

He told police he realized what he was doing was wrong and stopped. 

He was taken to the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison where he has been charged with forcible rape.

His bond has been set at $25,000.

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