Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office

Azusa Man Charged for Child Molestation

Victor Martinez, 48, took the victim to a parking lot, sexually molested her and ordered her not to tell anyone about the attack, prosecutors say

A man in Azusa has been charged with six felonies related to the sexual molestation of a 10-year-old-girl, officials said Friday.

On Monday, Victor Martinez, 48, took the victim to a parking lot, sexually molested her and ordered her not to tell anyone about the attack, according to a news release fom the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. The girl told her mother about the assault two days later.

Officials said Martinez was a friend of the girl's family, and she had gone with him to get some food.

He is charged with six felony counts including sexual intercourse or sodomy with a child 10 years old or younger and lewd act upon a child, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors said they also learned through the investigation that Martinez had previously molested the girl.

Martinez is being held on $1.2 million bail, and is scheduled to appear in court Monday.  

Any additional victims of Victor Martinez, or anyone with information regarding this case are urged to contact the Azusa Police Department Detective Bureau at 626-812-3200.

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