Authorities are seeking possible additional victims after a youth counselor was arrested Thursday in Los Angeles on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, officials said.
Daniel Velasco Moreno is accused of the sexual assault of a minor 10 years old or younger, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release Friday.
He was arrested near the 13100 block of Oxnard Street in the Valley Glen neighborhood Thursday around 2:30 p.m.
The alleged acts took place from November 2019 through September 2020, according to LAPD.
Moreno was a counselor who worked with children with an absence or deficit in their attention span, language and social skills, the department said.
He is being held on $1.25 million bail.
The investigation is ongoing and detectives are seeking any additional victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective John Eastburn at 818-832-0918, or Detective Ruben Arellano at 818-832-1167. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-527-3247. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.