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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Police are searching for a suspect in a molestation case in Shreveport.

Mug shot of Cortez Lane
Cortez Lane is wanted by SPD for allegedly molesting a juvenile. (Shreveport Police Department)

According to a media release, Shreveport Police Special Victims Unit began an investigation into a complaint of a juvenile being sexually assaulted by an adult male on April 17.

Police say a forensic interview was conducted on April 20 on the juvenile who disclosed she was sexually assaulted by 41-year-old Cortez Lane. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Lane for one count of molestation of a juvenile.

Lane is still outstanding currently. The Shreveport Police Depart is asking for assistance from the public to locate this suspect.

Anyone with information can contact SPD at 318-673-7300 #3. If you would like to supply information and stay anonymous contact Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373. Tips can be submitted through their app, P3Tips, or by calling 318-673-7373.