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Vivian man arrested for crimes against juveniles

DOB: 03/07/1957
Race: W   Sex: M
Height: 6.01   Weight: 168

A 60-year-old Vivian man was arrested on Friday for committing crimes against juveniles, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Sheriff’s detectives investigated a complaint that Hank Cook of the 300 block of East Penrod engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior with three juvenile females from 2010-2017. Cook was a family friend when the incidents occurred.

Detective Jared Marshall obtained an arrest warrant for Cook and took him into custody for two counts of Molestation of a Juvenile when the victim is under the age of 13  and two counts of sexual battery. He is currently in the Caddo Correctional Center. His total bond is $100,000.

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