ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Assumption Parish investigators arrested a man they say has been molesting a young girl for years.
Deputies booked 59-year-old Rickie Mills of Napoleonville with first-degree rape.
Detectives says Mills is accused of repeatedly raping the victim going back to her time in primary school.
After they were alerted by a complaint from the Assumption Parish School System, investigators interviewed the now 15-year-old victim and a number of witnesses.
Mills is being held on charges of forcible rape and molestation of a juvenile. He's in the parish jail awaiting a bond hearing.
Authorities placed the victim in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services.