WANTED: Man accused of raping female juvenile

WANTED: Man accused of raping female juvenile
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POSTED: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 12:08pm

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in searching for a Hispanic male, Justo Venegas, 31, who is wanted for forcible rape.

Chief Tony Bacala of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 9 deputies responded to a call in reference to a female juvenile who had been raped at her residence.

After the incident, Venegas fled on a bicycle leaving his 2003 GMC single cab red pickup truck behind. He was last seen wearing blue jean Capri pants and a white muscle shirt.

In order to protect the identity of the victim, we will not be releasing any details about that connection.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).

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