A Los Angeles elementary college soccer coach and disabled college students’ aide has been arrested for molesting at the least six boys.
Pedro Antonio Tellez, aka Pedro Antonio Hernandez Llamas, 29, has been charged with eight felony counts of lewd acts upon a minor (14 and youthful).
The trainer was working at John Muir Elementary College in Glendale on the time of his arrest. He has additionally labored part-time within the metropolis’s One Glendale After College Youth Sports activities Program and Summer season Day Camp Program since March, in response to a report from KTLA.
On October 3, #GlendalePD arrested 29-year-old Pedro Antonio Tellez of Sylmar for allegedly inappropriately touching two minors at John Muir Elementary College. He’s going through felony prices of Lewd Acts on a Minor Underneath the Age of 14 years (1/2) pic.twitter.com/RTlsBcS48r
— Glendale PD (@GlendalePD) October 4, 2023
The report states, “An investigation discovered that between 2018 and 2023, whereas working at different elementary colleges in Glendale, Tellez allegedly molested the victims ‘by touching them inappropriately and with a sexual intent,’ officers stated.”
The police stated that extra potential victims have since come ahead.
“These we entrust with our kids must be beacons of assist and steering, offering a protected and nurturing surroundings the place our kids can be taught and develop,” District Lawyer George Gascón stated in a press launch obtained by the station.
Gascón continued, “It’s heartbreaking and deeply disturbing when somebody entrusted with such a task, and particularly somebody appearing as a guardian to such a weak group of youngsters, chooses to violate the sacred belief that exists between educators, college students and their households. We is not going to tolerate such despicable acts inside our neighborhood.”
Tellez pleaded not responsible throughout his arraignment on Thursday.
The Glendale Police Division believes that there should be extra victims. When you’ve got details about the trainer, officers ask that you simply contact detectives at (818) 548-4840.