Bellflower High School Coach Arrested For Sexual Assault Of Former Student

BELLFLOWER (CBS) — A high school girls basketball and track coach was arrested Tuesday for sexually assaulting a former student.

Bryan Shepherd, 47, has been a coach at Bellflower High School for the past five years.

Investigators say Shepherd allegedly assaulted a female victim over a period of four years.

Reportedly a resident of Torrance, Shepherd is charged with Felony Lewd Acts With  A Child. He is being held in lieu of $3 million bail.

The LA County Sheriff’s Special Victims Bureau is seeking the public’s help in identifying additional victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives by dialing (866) 247-5877, or by visiting Crime Stoppers online.


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