April 16, 2024
A San Diego Police cruiser. Picture by Chris Stone

San Diego police have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old Mira Mesa lady, authorities reported Thursday.

The suspect – recognized by the San Diego Police Division solely by the primary identify “Romero” – molested the lady at her dwelling whereas claiming to be a 15-year-old, public-affairs Lt. Adam Sharki mentioned.

“Investigators have motive to consider there could be … unreported victims who (have) been sexually assaulted by (the suspect) both at their houses or his dwelling, Sharki mentioned.

Police didn’t disclose the situation the place the purported crimes allegedly occurred or when the suspect was taken into custody.

“Further particulars are being withheld right now to guard the present investigation and prosecution,” Sharki mentioned Thursday.

– Metropolis Information Service

Up to date 5:20 p.m. Nov. 30, 2023