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Man arrested on sex charges involving young children

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Source: Union Parish Sheriff's Office Source: Union Parish Sheriff's Office

UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Union Parish resident remains in the detention center for sexual related charges involving children ages 3, 4 and 5.

22-year-old Richard Wyatt, of Highway 15 South in Farmerville, is being held on a $140,000 bond on one count of oral sexual battery and three counts of molestation of a juvenile.

Sheriff Dusty Gates said Wyatt was arrested after family members filed a complaint with the sheriff's office.

"He admitted responsibility for his actions," Gates said. The sheriff says the case is still under investigation.

The complaint against Wyatt was filed November 2nd and he was arrested November 6th after the children were interviewed, Gates said.

 

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