HESPERIA (CBSLA.com) — A Hesperia man is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on child sexual-abuse charges.
Humberto Escobar, 76, was arrested Friday after an investigation by the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department.READ MORE: 'Sunday Sessions' Free Concerts Return To Grand Park After Nearly 2 Years
According to a Sheriff’s Department news release, the investigation began after several accusations of child sexual abuse were made against Escobar.READ MORE: Authorities Searching For 26-Year-Old Inmate Edgar Benitez Who Walked Away From Minimum-Security Fire Camp
The abuse was alleged to have taken place at Escobar Family Child Care in Hesperia.
Escobar was booked at High Desert Detention Center in Victorville on a charge of penetration with a foreign object with a child less than 10 years old.MORE NEWS: Kristine Lazar, CBS2/KCAL9 Investigative Reporter, Takes Home LA Area Emmy Saturday
Bail was set at $500,000.