53-year-old man arrested for soliciting juveniles for sex at church
LORANGER, LA (NBC33) — A 53-year-old man is accused of trying to solicit sex from two juveniles. They were allegedly in church when the incident occurred.
Deputies with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Elie, Jr. of Loranger on Sunday, Aug. 18. The victims claimed that they were able to break free from Elie and were physically unharmed.
Elie is charged with Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile. He was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Prison.
Officials will not provide any additional information regarding this case given that it is currently under investigation and the nature of the accusations.However, a representative with the Sheriff's department did confirm to NBC33 News that Elie is not an employee with the church where the incident occurred.