LSU Health official charged with criminal obscenity

LSU Health official charged with cirminal obsenity

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A high ranking official at University Health and LSU Health and Sciences Center was charged with criminal obscenity on Wednesday.

Dr. Kevin Mark Sittig, 61, posted bond at $750. He was taken into custody following a task-force bust at Hamel's Park in Shreveport.

Sittig is accused of approaching an undercover agent, exposing himself, with the intentions of having sex.

According to the arrest affidavit, Sittig denies exposing himself, instead, he was just urinating.

When taken into custody, officers noted he had $615 dollars in cash on his person.

He is the Director of the Regional Burn Center at University Health, Chief Medical Officer at University Health and a member of the Department of Surgery at LSU Health and Sciences Center.

"LSU Health Shreveport does not comment on personnel matters and therefore cannot deny or confirm accusations against Dr. Kevin Sittig", stated LSU Health Shreveport spokesperson Lisa Babin.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

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