Local man arrested for alleged sexual assault and kidnapping

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – Shreveport Police have arrested a man accused of sexual assault and kidnapping of a juvenile.

Police responded to a call from the six hundred block of W. 73rd Street. Witnesses called saying a juvenile victim was screaming for help as she was being forced into an abandoned house at knife point.

When officers arrived they arrested the suspect after he tried to flee from the abandoned residence. The 13 year old female was found inside and taken to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect has been identified as 28 year old, Phillip Johnson. Johnson is charged with aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping, and resisting arrest.

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