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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The man wanted in connection to an incident involving a juvenile at a local Walmart has been arrested.

Barao Pedroso booked at Ouachita Correctional Center after being captured by Shreveport Police.

He's been charged with one count of indecent behavior with a juvenile and one count of simple battery.  His bond is set at $155,000.

Pedroso is accused of inappropriately touching a female child in Walmart.  He is alleged to have walked by the victim and contacted her body in an inappropriate manner. The victim walked to her mother who was two aisles away and reported the contact. The mother went in search of the suspect, leaving the victim in the vicinity of her brothers. The suspect is alleged to have approached the victim again and exposed himself to the victim while performing a sexual act.

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