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.