SAN DIEGO (CBSLA) — Los Angeles police confirmed Friday that a 33-year-old social media personality has been arrested on charges of sexual assault.
Ray Diaz, known for his role in Hulu’s “East Los High,” was taken into custody around 5 a.m. in San Diego.READ MORE: Children's Hospital Los Angeles Awarded $8.3 Million Grant To Study Long COVID In Children, Young Adults
In a recent interview, a 17-year-old girl said she had been dating Diaz for more than a year. Clips posted to her social media account allegedly show Diaz being abusive.
Since then there have been calls for his arrest.READ MORE: Student Stabbed At Miguel Contreras Learning Complex In Westlake
On Thursday night, the Los Angeles Police Department made a post on social media stating that the agency was aware of “several social media posts related to a social media personality, alleging physical abuse and sexual relations with a minor.”
In a Friday tweet, LAPD said Diaz was arrested after a thorough investigation. Police Chief Michel Moore thanked the public in a tweet for what he called an “outpouring of concern” regarding the case.
“We are better when we share the responsibility of making sure every member of our community is safe,” Moore’s tweet continued.MORE NEWS: Manhattan Beach School Employee, Kevin Bandel, Arrested On Child Pornography Allegation
His bail was set at $500,000.