PANORAMA CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl at a shopping center in Panorama City.
Jorge Enrique Lopez-Maza is accused of assaulting the girl behind some recycling bins in a parking lot on Friday.
According to Los Angeles police, the girl was lost in the shopping center when Lopez-Maza approached her, gained her trust, then lured her to an isolated area of the parking lot.
He was booked on kidnapping to commit a lewd act upon a child. He’s being held on $1 million bail, police said.
Police from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Division are now looking for any other victims who may have had contact with the suspect. Lopez-Maza also goes by the alias “Julio Ramirez-Sarmiento.”
Anyone with information about additional victims of Lopez-Maza is asked to call the LAPD’s Detective Support and Vice Division Threat Management Unit at 213-996-1375. Ask for Detective Madero.