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NPSO detectives make an arrest for sexual misconduct

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William Bell Sykes Jr. William Bell Sykes Jr.

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Detectives arrested a Winn Parish man in connection with an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile female, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

On Jan. 29th, NPSO detectives reported they were contacted by the parents of a juvenile female in reference to allegations of sexual misconduct involving an adult male and a 15 year old.

Detectives initiated an investigation into the allegations and conducted interviews learning that the adult male allegedly had improper sexual relations with the juvenile female multiple times dating back to Nov. 2013, according to NPSO.

Deputies established probable cause to secure a criminal warrant signed by a Tenth Judicial District Court Judge.

As a result of the investigation, detectives reported they arrested William Bell Sykes Jr., 19, Natchitoches, Louisiana. Sykes was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on Feb. 10, charged with 1-count of Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile.

Sykes remains in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center awaiting bond.

Detectives are not releasing the name of the victim.

Detective Derrick Sowell with the NPSO Juvenile Investigations Division made the arrest.  

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