POSTED: Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 10:55am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 4:01pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — A New Orleans Police Officer was arrested last night for the alleged rape of a juvenile.
Desmond A. Pratt, 42, was placed on Emergengy Suspension without Pay on Wednesday, April 17, following his arrest. Officials say he has been an officer with the department since 1997.
Pratt was reportedly arrested for rape and inflicting sexual battery. The victim is a 15-year-old female. No further details were provided.
Pratt was booked into the Orleans Parish Prison. No bond has been set at this time.