Man accused of sexual contact with 4-year-old girl

Paul E. Atkinson Jr. (Source: CPSO)
Paul E. Atkinson Jr. (Source: CPSO)

The following is a Press Release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

On July 11, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint regarding Paul E. Atkinson, Jr., 44, of Ragley, having inappropriate sexual contact on numerous occasions with a 4-year-old girl between May and June.

On Aug. 22, Atkinson was arrested and booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with sexual battery.

Judge Ron Ware set his bond at $50,000.

CPSO Detective Lisa Hardy is the lead investigator on this case.