Yogurt shop employee arrested for sexual assault

On Saturday, June 18, Signal Hill Police Department officers responded to a yogurt shop in the 2100 Block of Willow Street to investigate a possible sexual assault. It was reported that two young girls ages 8 and 7 entered the yogurt shop to use the public restroom. While one of the girls was inside the restroom the other stood waiting directly outside of the door, when a man approached her and forced her into a back room where he inappropriately touched her.
The two girls gave a description of the man, who was later identified as a yogurt shop employee who was working at the time of the incident.
The suspect is in custody. Anyone with information regarding this crime or any related crimes is urged to contact Signal Hill Police detectives at (562) 989-7220.

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