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Pierre Part man arrested for alleged rape of 9-year-old girl

PEIRRE PART, La. - A 56-year-old Pierre Part man was arrested Friday in connection with an alleged attack on a 9-year-old girl.

Brent T. Zeller was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on one count of sexual battery and one count of aggravated rape.

According to Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack, the girl's grandfather called police when  the girl came home visibly upset after a visit to Zeller's home and said she had been assaulted.

A detective initiated an investigation, and after a forensic interview was conducted at the Children's Advocacy Center in Thibodaux, a warrant for Zeller's arrest was obtained.

Zeller remains jailed in lieu of a $150,000 bond.

 

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