Boy Lied About Sex Assault: Police

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    A 14-year-old boy lied to police about being sexually assaulted in a Southern California beach park, police said Tuesday.

    Police were investigating why the boy lied about the attack, which prompted police to put out an alert in conjunction with a similar attack at a nearby beach park last week.

    Police Seek Man Who Sexually Assaulted Boys in South Bay

    [LA] Police Seek Man Who Sexually Assaulted Boys in South Bay
    Police are searching for a man suspected of sexually assaulting two boys at park restrooms in the South Bay. Jane Yamamoto reports from Manhattan Beach for the NBC4 News at 6 on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

    This new development in the Hermosa Beach case has no bearing on the Manhattan Beach sexual assault investigation reported Friday at Polliwog Park.

    Police Beef Up Patrols After South Bay Park Sex Assaults

    [LA] Police Beef Up Patrols After South Bay Park Sex Assaults
    Police in the South Bay have beefed up patrols after a man sexually assaulted two boys in park bathrooms. Reggie Kumar reports from Manhattan Beach for the NBC4 News at 6 on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

    A young boy was forced into a men’s restroom stall and sexually assaulted around 2 p.m. Friday, Manhattan Beach police said.

    That case is still open and active, said Sgt. Robert Higgins, a spokesman with the Hermosa Beach Police Department.

    In the bogus Hermosa Beach case, the boy told police he was assaulted in a park bathroom by a white male in his 30s on April 15. The boy told police he was restrained by a man and as he tried to walk inside the restroom.

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