A Los Angeles man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting him while providing a massage service, local police said.
Los Angeles police arrested Jesús Tavares at his workplace on the night of July 27, according to reports Tuesday. press release From the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Around 6:30 p.m., police responded to a radio call that a “suspected attacker” was at the scene, the statement said.
Police arrived and were able to take Tavares away without incident, the release said. (Related: Liz breaks silence in sexual harassment lawsuit)
Police said an investigation found that Tavares worked at the site of the alleged sexual assault and “provided massage services.”
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The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office charged Tavares with forced oral copulation and digital insertion with a foreign object, both of which he was sentenced to a maximum prison sentence. 8 years, according to the police. Tavares is currently being held on $100,000 bail.
“Devonshire Regional Sexual Assault Investigators have released reserved photos of Tavares because they believe he was responsible for further unreported sexual assaults, and this suspect’s victim is We urge you to contact the LAPD immediately.” Additionally, detectives are seeking the cooperation of members of the public to obtain information about this crime,” the LAPD said in a release.
“If you have further information on this matter, please contact Devonshire Regional Sexual Assault Detectives Detectives Daniel Tumbleson and Ruben Arellano at 818 832-0609,” the release continued. .