Lake Charles juvenile to be tried as an adult

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Christopher Roshell, 16, of Lake Charles, will be tried as an adult for a crime that happened in March.

Roshell is charged with carjacking a vehicle, armed robbery, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape.

Police say Roshell carjacked a vehicle outside a business on Ryan Street with a woman in the passenger seat.

The teen was booked in the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Facility on a $900,000 bond. The case will now move to grand jury.

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