Man accused of sexually assaulting 14-year-old

Photo depicting jail cell bars
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Published: Jul. 19, 2023 at 3:11 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 19, 2023 at 3:13 PM CDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A man faces decades in prison after being accused of raping a teenager.

On July 18, the Shreveport Police Department (SPD) was contacted in reference to a sexual assault. Shreveport Police Sex Crimes Detectives then began an investigation into the complaint of a 14-year-old individual who was assaulted.

Officials with the police station say a forensic interview was conducted, and the victim disclosed details of the attack reportedly by Alfred Airam, 19.

Alfred Airam (3/28/05)
Alfred Airam (3/28/05)(SPD)

Detectives located Airam and arrested him for one count of second-degree rape. If convicted, he could face up to 40 years in prison.