Alleged inappropriate Facebook relationship ends in arrest

Alleged inappropriate Facebook relationship ends in arrest

Alleged inappropriate Facebook relationship ends in arrest

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by Eric Heisig / Houma Courier

wwltv.com

Posted on April 19, 2012 at 9:01 AM

HOUMA, La. - An east Houma man, arrested Tuesday, is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl after first meeting her on Facebook.

Efren Reyes, 26, 3591 Friendswood Drive, Houma, had several conversations with the girl on the social-networking site, Houma Police said. They then met up several times where Reyes kissed the teen and touched her inappropriately.

The 14-year-old's mother found out about the relationship by looking at her daughter's Kindle, police said, and Reyes was arrested after questioning.

Reyes is charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile, computer-aided solicitation of a minor, simple battery, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, and was also arrested on warrants for failing to appear in court and on traffic charges.

Reyes is being held in the Terrebonne Parish jail in lieu of more than $50,000 worth of bonds and will also be held as officials look into his immigration status.

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