A 42-year-old Baton Rouge man is wanted on first-degree rape after he impregnated a preteen girl, according to a Baton Rouge police arrest warrant.

Police say Juan Ulises Lopez Hernandez raped the young girl about seven months ago. He is wanted on first-degree rape.

The girl's mother noticed her stomach was getting larger and took her to a hospital where she was determined to be about six months pregnant, according to the warrant. She was seven months pregnant when the arrest warrant was issued on Aug. 3.

Police also issued a search and seizure warrant for Hernandez's apartment to obtain DNA and other samples for the investigation of the rape.

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