Elderly El Monte man suspected of child molestation

EL MONTE – Police jailed an 80-year-old El Monte man Friday on suspicion of inappropriately touching a young girl, authorities said.
Juan Ramirez was booked on suspicion of child molestation, El Monte police Detective Ralph Batres said.
He was arrested about 11:30 a.m., “after a complaint was filed against Ramirez for inappropriately touching a victim under the age of 12,” Batres said.
The alleged incident took place in the 12100 block of Exline Street, he added.
Police declined to release further details Friday.
Batres said he was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail and was due for arraignment in Pomona Superior Court Tuesday.

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