South Louisiana couple arrested on child molestation charges

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(4/9/19) A Broussard couple has been arrested on child molestation charges.

Phillip Troscair, 68, and Brenda Trosclair, 65, both face charges of molestation of a juvenile under 13 years old.

Broussard Police Chief Brannon Decou said the victim is a 4-year-old girl. On April 3, 2019, officers were notifed by medical staff off signs sex abuse found on the victim. 

“At the time of the complaint, there was medical evidence present as well as a disclosure by the victim as to who the suspects were,” Decou said.

The Broussard Police Department, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Child and Family Services, investigated the complaint, which resulted in the two arrests.

On Monday, April 08, 2019, Phillip was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on a $450,000 bond.

Brenda was booked on a $350,000 bond. Decou said they may face additional charges. 

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