LSP says 66-year-old man tried to buy child for sex
POSTED: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:46pm
LEESVILLE, LA (NBC/KALB) — A Louisiana man is behind bars, accused of attempting to buy a child for sex.
66-year-old Ernest Kickel, Jr. is charged with "attempted aggravated rape" and for "trafficking children for sexual purposes."
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police arrested Kickel after receiving a tip from an informant.
"He knew the informant just casually," said Sheriff Sam Craft. "Why he determined he wanted to go into this conversation, I don't know. I'm glad he did. I'm glad that informant brought it to our attention."
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