A 21-year old Natchitoches man was arrested for allegedly having a sexual encounter with a 16-year old girl.
On Monday Natchitoches Police responded to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center in reference to a sex crime.
When officers arrived they made contact with the victim who stated that she had been raped by a man identified as Nicholas Paul Cook.
Detectives were notified and after investigating the incident they arrested Cook and booked him into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on one count of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
If you would like to report suspicious activity or an emergency please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Victor Pinkney at (318) 357-3817.