SANTA ANA (CBS) — An Artesia man has been convicted of kidnapping, attempted kidnapping and sexual assault charges, in separate incidents with three underage girls.

Orange County district attorney spokeswoman Farrah Emami says 29-year-old Alfredo Granados Canchola was found guilty of five felonies for crimes committed over a 5-month period in 2009.

READ MORE: Weekend Closure Of 101 Freeway Stretch Near DTLA Planned For Viaduct Project

Canchola was convicted of two felonies for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

He was found guilty of two more felonies after kidnapping and committing a lewd act on a 13-year-old.

READ MORE: CHP Issues Sig Alert After Fatal Crash On 101 Freeway

Emami says Canchola attempted to kidnap a 10-year-old to commit a sexual offense, but the girl was able to run away and tell her father, who called 911 with Canchola’s description.

Canchola faces a minimum of 40 years to life in prison when he’s slated to be sentenced Oct. 28.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

MORE NEWS: Street Closures From Electrical Pole Fire In Redondo Beach Lifted