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.