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2nd arrest made in sexual battery incident at Comeaux High

On the morning of Monday April 3, 2023, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Lafayette Police arrested a second juvenile suspect stemming from the incident which occurred at Comeaux High School on Thursday March 30, 2023.

The juvenile suspect, also a student at Comeaux High School, was charged with Sexual Battery.

The arrest comes after the first arrest on March 30. Police say that on Thursday, March 30, 2023, a Lafayette Police School Resource Officer was made aware of the incident which had occurred during the school day at Comeaux High School. The school resource officer, along with Comeaux High School Adminstrators, promptly began investigating the allegation to confirm the information and to determine what had occurred.

Through the investigation, it was determined that a juvenile students was victimized by two students, also juveniles, while at the school.

Due to the sensitivity of this investigation as it relates to juveniles, the Lafayette Police Department didn't speak further on the investigation but did say that the case was not a rape investigation.


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