Youth Hockey Coach Accused Of Child Molestation

HERMOSA BEACH (CBS) — Police say a youth hockey coach is free on bail after being accused of molesting a boy.

Daniel Gibb, 31, of Redondo Beach was arrested Thursday on suspicion of molesting a boy off an on over several years.

“The molestation of the teenage boy occurred several years ago while he was 11 and again while he was approximately 13,” Hermosa Beach police Detective Mick Gaglia said.

Detectives arrested Gibb after confirming the sexual molestation during a phone call with the victim, he said.

Gibb coached ice hockey at the Toyota Center in El Segundo and at ice hockey facilities throughout Southern California. Authorities did not say whether the alleged victim was on one of his teams.

Gibb was released from jail Saturday after posting $100,000 bail. He is scheduled to be in court Nov. 10.

Anyone with more information on Gibb can contact Detective Mick Gaglia at (310) 318-0348.

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