Sexual Assailant Still At Large
Three Lancaster girls are inappropriately touched at school
Tuesday morning, LA County Sheriffs report that three 7 year old girls were standing outside of a classroom at Sierra Elementary school in Lancaster when they were approached by a man.
The man then reportedly grabbed one of the girls and fondled her chest and genital area. The Sheriff’s account also goes on to say that the man committed the same offenses to the two other girls.
The incident was stopped when a teacher’s aid rounded the corner and shocked the man, who then took off running. The school principal gave chase but eventually lost sight of the perpetrator.
The suspect Sheriff’s deputies are looking for is described as a Hispanic male in his early twenties, standing five feet, eight inches tall. He reportedly weighs between 150 and 170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black tee shirt and brown pants.
The Sheriff’s Special Victims Bureau is investigating the crime, as well as the possibility that the suspect may have committed similar acts.
If you have any information regarding this crime or the suspect, you are advised to call the Special Victims Bureau at (866) 247-5877.
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Assemblywoman Sharon Runner issued the following statement following the attacks:
“I am saddened by the unfortunate events that occurred this morning at Sierra School. My prayers go out to the girls and their parents who had to experience this horrifying event. Fortunately, the teacher’s aide was able to stop the event before the girls endured more abuse.
“This is a reminder that teachers and administrators play an important role in protecting our children and they need to remain vigilant. I will continue to fight for the safety of our children and families and I will not stop until this man and others like him are behind bars where they belong.”