A man has been charged with rape after he dropped an 11-year-old girl at hospital.
Wendell Sanchez, 34, from Gonzales in the US state of Louisiana, dropped the girl off at hospital on Sunday about 7pm.
Police said the girl had complained of abdominal pains. Sanchez waited in his car.
When police arrived it’s alleged he drove off. He later abandoned his car and fled into a nearby apartment complex.
“As the investigation continued, it was learned that the 11-year-old juvenile was pregnant, and that Sanchez is reportedly the father,” police said.
Police later found Sanchez and “deputies located a quantity of drugs and drug paraphernalia on his person”.
He was charged with first-degree rape with a victim under the age of 13, resisting an officer, possession of schedule II CDS, drug paraphernalia, criminal trespass and criminal damage to property.
Sanchez was also charged with possession of marijuana, illegal use of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of person under 17, creation of a clandestine lab, driving with no driver’s licence, and no tail lights.
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