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Police arrest man accused of molesting 4-year-old girl

Ellis Carter Jr. (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Ellis Carter Jr. (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A man with a lengthy criminal history is now accused of molesting a young girl.

Court documents show Ellis Carter Jr., 54, of Baton Rouge, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Tuesday.

The Baton Rouge Police Department investigated the incident and determined Carter sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in October.

He is charged with sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile.

The jail indicated he is also charged as a fugitive from justice.

Records show Carter’s arrest history, including theft and domestic abuse, dates back to the 1990s.

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