Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are actively investigating allegations of child abuse in the Goldonna community in north Natchitoches Parish according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wright.

On Friday October 30, two Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Investigators requested a Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputy accompany them while they investigated a hotline complaint in reference to a juvenile at a home in Goldonna, La.

Following the home visit, State DCFS started an independent investigation into matter.

Later that evening, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office was contacted by unidentified source  in reference to the same matter according to Sheriff Wright.

Videos of the alleged juvenile victim were posted and shared on social media platforms.

Since that time, NPSO detectives have been reviewing video for authenticity, interviewing witnesses and obtaining other confidential records.

Juvenile investigative matters are confidential and case sensitive. Names of victims or any type of material, images, videos, etc. should not be distributed or discussed pertaining to state law.

Our review and investigation into the alleged complaint is ongoing and confidential at this time.  We will continue reviewing all facts and evidence as the investigation progresses.  We will take the appropriate action if sufficient evidence and probable cause is established said Sheriff Wright”.

No further information will be released at this time pending the outcome of our investigative efforts.

If you have any information contact NPSO Case Agent:  Detective Derrick Sowell at 318-357-7830.

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