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HOUMA, La. A 48-year-old man was arrested for the alleged rape of a 4-year-old family member, according to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office.

On February 5, the mother of the girl filed a sexual abuse complaint in regards to an incident that had taken place a few weeks prior involving her daughter.

Detectives identified the suspect as Christopher Prosperie of Houma, who is related to the family by marriage, according to the TPSO.

On Thursday, Prosperie arrived at the sheriff's office and was interviewed regarding the allegations. He admitted to being alone with the girl and committing indecent acts, detectives said.

He was arrested for aggravated rape and remains in the Terrebonne Parish Jail with no bond. His arraignment date is set for April 1.

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