Police arrest man accused of raping teenage girl

Larry Jokbata Billiam, 19, arrested Saturday for raping a 13-year-old girl, back in April.

LOGAN — A 19-year-old man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl was arrested by Logan City Police officers Saturday night.

Logan City Police Capt. Tyson Budge said officers pulled over Larry Jokbata in the parking lot of Mt. Logan Middle School. He was arrested on an unrelated warrant for failing to appear in court.

Later Sunday morning, investigators interviewed Jokbata who confessed to raping the 13-year-old girl back in April. He is being held in the Cache County Jail on one offence of sodomy of a child, a first-degree felony. Bail has been set at $20,000.

Tyson said police have been looking for Jokbata for a while and believed he had been most recently living in North Logan.

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