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Ferriday man arrested for sex crimes against child under 13

Ferriday man arrested for sex crimes against child under 13

FERRIDAY, La. (KNOE) – The Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Ferriday resident accused of committing sex crimes against a victim under the age of 13.

Detectives began investigating the sexual abuse of a child on July 8. The victim was interviewed that same day at the Alexandria Children’s Advocacy Center and a sexual assault exam was conducted.

Donald Higginbotham III, 27, was arrested on multiple charges, including two counts of first-degree rape, victim under 13; one count of indecent behavior with minors, victim under 13; one count of convicted felon in possession of a firearm; one count of unlawful possession of Schedule I CDS; and one count of unlawful possession of Schedule II CDS.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information related to the investigation or potential victims can contact Detective Stephen Lipscomb at (318)-437-0740.

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