California teen arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting child at elementary school: video
A 15-year-old Southern California teen has been arrested after allegations Child sexual abuse On an elementary school campus, Riverside County authorities say.
The accident occurred on Monday at the Lakeland Village School in Lake Elsinore, Which serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The teenager, who did not attend school or had a permit to be there, entered the campus at 11:30 a.m.
according to Riverside County Police Department, The suspect “committed an indecent act against a child while on campus” and then escaped on foot.
The school was closed until the Lake Elsinore teenager was arrested shortly after on a nearby street.
Bystander’s video shows the teen on the floor while school officials hold him during arrest. The suspect, who complied with the adults, requested to use the restroom but was refused. (Warning: The video contains graphic language that may be disturbing to some viewers.)
Authorities believe several students were assaulted, but are still determining the number of victims involved. It’s also not clear how the teen infiltrated the school’s campus, but officials believe he acted alone.
“Based on the evidence obtained from the scene, investigators are certain that the suspect acted alone and there are no other suspects wanted in connection with this case,” the Sheriff’s Department said.
In a statement obtained by FOX 11 Los Angeles, the Lake Elsinore Unified School District acknowledged that the news was “disturbing” for parents.
“From this position, we will be reviewing our emergency protocols across the region because if there are any steps we can take to increase safety, security and timely communication with our staff and families, we want to identify and approve those improvements,” the statement said.
The authorities are investigating the incident. Fox News Digital has reached out to the Lake Elsinore School District for comment but has not received a response.