Natchitoches police arrest man accused of raping teen girl

Natchitoches police arrest man accused of raping teen girl
(KSLA News 12)

NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - Police in Natchitoches has arrested a man accused of raping a teen girl repeatedly over the course of two months.

Police say from May to June 24-year-old Julius Rachal had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl several times without her consent.

On June 30, the Department of Children and Family Services contacted the Natchitoches Police Department to report the possible sexual battery.

After the investigation, a warrant was signed for Rachal's arrest.

He was arrested on July 24 and charged with third-degree rape and released on a $50, 000 property bond on July 25.

Police say due to the victim's age no further information will be released.

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