Ferriday man accused of sexual battery

Published 12:13 am Tuesday, July 25, 2017

FERRIDAY — A Ferriday man was arrested on a warrant Sunday after allegedly fondling a juvenile earlier in the month and threatening to harm her if she told anyone.

David Humphrey, 19, 717 Virginia Ave., was charged with sexual battery and simple assault.

Ferriday police report the juvenile was at Humphrey’s residence visiting, where he allegedly fondled the juvenile. After the incident, Humphrey allegedly threatened to harm the juvenile and her family if she told anyone what had happened.

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Ferriday police investigator Richard Madison said the incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ferriday police at 318-757-3606.

Humphrey was in the Concordia Parish jail Monday with no bond set.