Man accused of raping boy in restaurant's restroom

Terry Joseph Sanchez (Source: Thibodaux Police Department)
Terry Joseph Sanchez (Source: Thibodaux Police Department)

THIBODAUX, LA (WAFB) - A 51-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old boy in the restroom of a fast food restaurant.

According to the Thibodaux Police Department, Terry Sanchez is accused of raping the boy at the Burger King in the town.

Investigators said a boy showed up at the police department Friday evening and reported the allegations.

He was taken to Thibodaux Regional Medical Center by his parents.

He was later transported to Children's Hospital in New Orleans, where a rape kit was performed.

Investigators said he was treated and released.

Sanchez was booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center for aggravated rape.

His bond was set at $250,000.

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