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Lake Arthur man accused of rape

Posted at 1:21 PM, Oct 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-09 14:21:14-04

LAKE ARTHUR, La. - A 63-year-old Lake Arthur man is in jail facing rape charges.

On Monday, deputies received a complaint of a sexual assault on two separate occasions, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey, spokesperson for the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office.

Edgar Wayne Lavergne was arrested Tuesday by deputies for two counts third degree rape.

Lavergne is being held in the parish jail with no bond.