Franklinton man indicted in rape of 5-year-old

Published 4:18 pm Thursday, December 1, 2016

A Washington Parish grand jury indicted Lance J. Grandison, 31, of Franklinton, Wednesday, Nov. 29 of aggravated rape of a victim under 13.

Grandison is accused of raping a 5-year-old girl who was left in his care about five years ago. The victim, now 11, disclosed the rape to her mother, who contacted the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office. Grandison was arrested on a warrant about seven months later.