Teen arrested for rape of 54 year-old woman

Carl Smith, 17
Carl Smith, 17

Roseland, La. - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 17 year-old Clark Smith for the aggravated rape of a 54 year-old woman inside her home.

Police say it happened Monday in the town of Roseland.

Smith forced himself upon the woman in her residence.

Smith, who was a known assailant, fled the scene before police arrived.

Smith was taken into custody Tuesday night.  He has been charged with Aggravated Rape.