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Welsh man arrested for alleged rape of a juvenile

Posted at 12:50 PM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 13:51:26-04

A Welsh man has been arrested following an investigation by the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s office into the reported rape of a 14-year-old.

Michael Prudhomme
Michael Prudhomme
Courtesy JDPSO

Deputies received the complaint in February where it was reported that the victim was raped in November 2018 near a bridge in Welsh.

18-year-old Michael Lynn Prudhomme, III was arrested on Wednesday, April 10th following the investigation by deputies. He was booked on a charge of 3rd-degree rape.

He is being held in the Jeff Davis Parish Jail. No bond has been set.