LORANGER — Tangipahoa Parish sheriff’s deputies on Sunday arrested a 53-year-old man accused of trying to solicit sexual behavior from two minors at a Loranger church.
Robert Elie Jr., of Loranger, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said in a news release. Elie remained in the parish jail Monday.
Both victims were able to flee from Elie and were physically unharmed, Panepinto said.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing, Panepinto said.