HAMMOND, LA. (FOX44) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that on October 22, 2011, deputies arrested Earl Thomas, 17, of Simpson Place in Hammond for the Aggravated Rape of a six-year-old victim.
Thomas was apprehended and taken into custody without incident.
It is reported that 17 year old Thomas forced the minor to perform a sexual act. This behavior was witnessed by another subject who walked into the room while the incident was taking place.
TPSO Juvenile Detectives are investigating the case.