An investigation is underway into accusations of sexual assault against a former student at Arcadia High School and officials are seeking help from the public, police announced Wednesday.
The allegations surfaced on Tuesday afternoon when investigators learned of the sexual assault allegations involving a former student and possibly two female victims who attend Arcadia High School, police said in a news release.
“We remain committed to proactively investigating sexual assault crimes, and apprehending perpetrators of those crimes whenever possible,” Arcadia Police Chief Robert Guthrie said in a statement.
Police are working closely with Arcadia High School and Arcadia Unified School District personnel on the investigation.
Guthrie said every sexual assault reported to the Arcadia Police Department is taken seriously, reviewed and investigated.
Anyone with information regarding this case, or any other incidents of sexual assault in Arcadia, are asked to call the Arcadia Police Department Investigations Bureau at 626-574-5163.