Grand jury indicts Mandeville man for rape of child

Grand jury indicts Mandeville man for rape of child
A grand jury indicted Michael Anthony Scott for the rape of a 9-year-old. Source: District Attorney's Office

MANDEVILLE, LA (WVUE) - A grand jury has indicted a Mandeville man for the rape of a child.

District Attorney Warren Montgomery said Michael Anthony Scott, 49, was indicted Wednesday of first degree rape of a victim under 13, and sexual battery of a victim under 13.

Scott is accused of raping a girl, who was 9-years -old when the abuse began, over a period of about a year.

Both charges involve the same victim, according to Montgomery.

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