Deputies arrest man accused of molesting 12-year-old girl

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Deputies on Tuesday arrested a 34-year-old man accused of molesting a 12-year-old girl, with the last alleged incident coming on Dec. 11.

Donald Russell, 3415 King Bradford Drive, Baton Rouge, was booked into Parish Prison on two counts of molestation of a juvenile, prison records show.

Russell was an acquaintance of the victim’s mother, according to the arrest warrant.

The victim told deputies Russell inappropriately touched her more than 20 times when she was 11 and 12 years old and would also tell her she was sexy, the warrant says.

“When asked what she would like to happen to the accused, the child stated, ‘him to go to jail so he can’t do that to no one else,’ ” the warrant says.