Sheriff’s Special Victims Bureau detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in the sexual assault of a young boy. The incident occurred on Friday, July 8, 2016, at approximately 6:50p.m., in the Puente Hills Mall, City of Industry.
A nine year old boy reported that he was inappropriately touched by a male adult while he was inside the Puente Hills Mall. The assault was reported to mall security shortly after the incident occurred.
Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a person of interest. The man is described as a Male Hispanic, 35-40 years-old, 5’10”-6’00”, clean shaven, balding on top, with black-gray hair. Last seen wearing a blue shirt. (Photo attached)
Anyone with information regarding the identification of the Person of Interest are urged to call the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, Special Victims Bureau at Toll Free (877) 710-5273.
If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
Update – Police arrested Richard Camarena at his mother’s home in Claremont about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2016