Man Arrested In Rape Of Girlfriend’s Daughter, 8

SANTA ANA (CBS) — Santa Ana police Friday arrested man for allegedly raping his girlfriend’s 8-year-old daughter.

Javier Resendiz, 34, was booked on suspicion of raping a juvenile, with bail set at $100,000, Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said.

The girl’s mother called police about 11 p.m. Thursday and alleged that Resendiz had been having sex with her daughter. She alleged that Resendiz induced her daughter into sex acts by showing the child video of him having sex with the mother, Bertagna said.

Police picked up Resendiz for questioning, seized his Blackberry and were able to confirm the video of Resendiz and the mother existed on the device, the corporal said. He did not know if any incriminating video existed of Resendiz and the girl.

The crimes allegedly occurred at the girl’s home in the 1000 block of W. Civic Center Drive.

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