Monroe PD searching for man suspected of cruelty to juveniles

28-year-old Arthur J. Dickens. (Source: MPD)

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Law enforcement officers are asking for your help to locate a suspect wanted on multiple charges.

They are looking for 28-year-old Arthur J. Dickens.

According to Monroe PD, Arthur Dickens is currently wanted for Domestic Abuse Battery/Child Endangerment, Violation of a Protective Order, Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling and Cruelty to Juveniles.

According to court records, Dickens is accused of beating his two step-children with an extension cord in January 2019 as punishment for misbehaving, leaving wounds on the children. He's also accused of attacking a female family member on multiple occasions, according to court records.

Dickens is described as being 6’1” and 175 lbs.

If you know where to find Dickens, call OPSO at 318-329-1200, MPD at 318-329-2600, or WMPD at 318-396-2722.