OC Teen Arrested on Suspicion of Sexually Assaulting Two Fellow Students

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Jared Jonah Linares, 18, was seen in a photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on March 18, 2016.

An 18-year-old student at Villa Park High School was arrested Friday following allegations he sexually assaulted two female students at the school.

Jared Jonah Linares, 18, was accused of assaulting both victims within the last year, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

The school resource officer received information about the alleged assaults on Thursday and immediately notified the Sheriff’s department.

Linares was arrested at school on Friday and booked into the Orange County Jail on suspicion of sexual assault, authorities stated.

Investigators believed Linares may have assaulted other victims.

Anyone with additional information or believes they were a victim was asked to call Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Unit Sgt. Mike Tanabe at 714-647-7418 or 714-647-7000.

Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS (855-847-6227).