LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The husband of a licensed childcare operator has been arrested on suspicion of inappropriately touching three children, and the LAPD says he may have more victims.
Marco Cruz Ruiz, 51, was arrested last Tuesday following an investigation into Ruiz Family Child Care Center. According to the LAPD, Ruiz inappropriately touched three adolescent victims between 2005 and 2020.READ MORE: CHP Motorcycle Officer Involved In Traffic Collision On Eastbound 105 Freeway At Bellflower Boulevard
Investigators did not identify the location of Ruiz Family Child Care Center.READ MORE: First Weekend Eligible Adults Can Receive Pfizer's COVID-19 Booster Shot In Los Angeles County
Several felony charges have been filed against Ruiz, who is being held on $1.7 million bail. He is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 25.MORE NEWS: Man Shot And Killed By Huntington Police Saturday As Nearby Crowds Watched U.S. Open Of Surfing
Detectives are asking for anyone with more information about Ruiz or believes they may be a victim to come forward. Anyone with more information can call the LAPD Juvenile Division at (424) 259-7094.