A tip to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office on Feb. 6, about a missing 16-year-old Dallas, Texas girl possibly being in Calcasieu Parish results in the arrest of a Georgia man.

According to Kim Myers, investigators located the girl at a hotel on Moeling Street in Lake Charles, and was taken into custody. Detectives made contact with Kelby T. Royster, 25, of Atlanta, GA, who was at the hotel with the girl. Royster was questioned and advised deputies he had sexual intercourse with the girl, said Myers.

Royster was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.  His bond is set at $25,000.

The girl was released to Texas Child Protective Services.

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