Man charged with sexual battery on teenager

Published 9:51 pm Wednesday, November 29, 2017

HATTIESBURG (AP) — Authorities say a 40-year-old man sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl.

News outlets report Larry Schouder was arrested Monday and charged with sexual battery and other offenses.

Hattiesburg Police Department spokeswoman Lt. Latosha Myers-Mitchell says the girl told police she had been sexually assaulted by a family member.

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Schouder’s relationship to the girl has not been disclosed. It’s unclear if he has a lawyer.