Man accused of sex crimes against 3 children - - Jackson, MS

Man accused of sex crimes against 3 children

D'IBERVILLE, Miss. (AP) - D'Iberville Police Capt. Keith Davis says a 53-year-old man is accused of sex crimes against three children, all between the ages of 10 and 15.

Davis tells The Sun Herald that the suspect, Phi Van Tran of D'Iberville, was arrested Thursday on a charge of sexual battery and two counts of touching of a child for lustful purposes.

Davis said the victims were two girls and one boy.

He said police launched the investigation after officials with the Department of Human Services altered them to possible sex crimes against the three minors.

Davis child the children were placed in the temporary custody of DHS officials pending the outcome of the investigation.

It was not immediately known whether Tran has an attorney.

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