Baker man sought in child molestation

Police are searching for a man accused of molesting a 13-year-old girl and then telling the victim he would kill her mother if she said anything.

Travis Alphonse Lathers, 27, 401 Cypress Drive, Baker, is accused of sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile, according to an arrest warrant issued Thursday.

The victim alleges that Lathers tried to kiss her and touched her inappropriately in October.

The victim also alleges that Lathers “violently grabbed her arms and lifted her off of the sofa” and told her to have sex with him or he would kill her mother.