Police: Man arrested for sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl, recording abuse
BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested Tuesday for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl and recording the assault using his phone.
According to arrest reports, 51-year-old Ronald Thibodeaux inappropriately touched the girl in multiple places. The girl told her mother and medical professionals about the abuse, and officers put a warrant out for Thibodeaux's arrest on May 10.
After the assault, the mother had a temporary restraining order placed against Thibodeaux, which he violated.
Thibodeaux was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one charge of indecent behavior with juveniles. Bond has not yet been set.
In 1990, Thibodeaux was arrested for forcible rape and aggravated crime against nature. Details about the case were not immediately available.
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