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New Orleans police officer arrested, booked with forcible rape

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New Orleans, La.- The New Orleans Police Department announces the arrest of an NOPD officer.  Desmond Pratt Sr. was arrested at his home Wednesday night.

A police spokeswoman confirms Pratt was booked with forcible rape and sexual battery. 

The alleged victim is a 15 year old girl.  The NOPD says Pratt was placed on emergency suspension without pay after the arrest.

Pratt is a 16 year veteran of the NOPD.  He most recently worked in the Sixth District.

His bond was set at $50,000.

  

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