Bossier City police have arrested a Shreveport man for committing a sex crime involving a juvenile.

Police say 36-year-old Joshua Louis Battson was picked up at his home by Shreveport police after detectives with the BCPD's Juvenile Unit got a warrant for his arrest on an aggravated rape charge.

Detectives were acting on a complaint that Battson sexually assaulted a female under the age of 13 last month. He was booked into the Bossier City Jail, then transferred to the Bossier Parish Maximum Security Facility. His bond is set at $100,000.

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