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JPSO: Man sought for first-degree rape may be trying to leave area

27-year-old Gerson Rodriguez (Source: JPSO) 27-year-old Gerson Rodriguez (Source: JPSO)
JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man in connection with a rape in Jefferson Parish, according to Sheriff Newell Normand.

Deputies are looking for 27-year-old Gerson Rodriguez.They say he drives a blue Nissan truck bearing LA plate X961460. 

An investigation by Detective Chris Vado resulted in a positive identification of the suspect, Normand said.

Gerson is originally from Honduras and may be trying to leave the area. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Detective Vado at (504) 382-5242 or Lt. Curtis Matthews at (504) 616-8654.

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