COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — A dentist is free on bond after being arrested for allegedly molesting two of his underage patients.
Deputies arrested Dr. Mohammed Kader at his place of employment, Compton Family Dentistry, Thursday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Officials say two female minors, ages 12 and 17, reported to their parents they were seated in examination chairs alone with Kader when he brazenly kissed them on the lips in separate incidents.
The parents reported the alleged incidents to law enforcement.
Kader was arrested for lewd acts with a minor and annoying/molesting a minor.
He was being held in lieu of $120,000 bail and is scheduled to appear at Compton Superior Courthouse court Monday.
KCAL9’s Rachel Kim reports investigators are trying to determine if there are more victims.
Kader, a Cypress resident, has been practicing at Compton Family Dentistry for two years. He was also employed from 2009 to 2013 at Western Dental and Brighten Dental Offices located in San Bernardino County.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call the L.A. Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau at (877) 710-5273.