ROSELAND, LA — A 17-year-old was arrested last night for raping a 54-year-old woman.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office began investigating the case on Monday. The victim alleges that Carl Smith of Roseland forced himself on her in her home.
The victim knew Smith, but reports did not indicate the nature of their prior relationship.
Smith fled the scene before deputies made it to the home.
Smith was located on Tuesday, arrested and booked into Parish Prison on one count of aggravated rape.