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Police arrest man suspected of raping girl when she was 5 or 6 years old

Lenard Taylor (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Lenard Taylor (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A man accused of raping a young girl several years ago is now behind bars.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Lenard Taylor, 30, was arrested Thursday.

According to the arrest warrant, the 12-year-old victim told investigators the sexual abuse happened when she was five or six years old.

The report added she told the investigating officer that she didn't say anything because the suspect threatened her that if she told anyone something bad would happen.

Taylor is charged with first-degree rape.

Bond has not been set.

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