A 54-year-old Lengthy Seaside man has been arrested for sexually assaulting two feminine minors in two separate incidents, and investigators are involved there could also be further victims, police stated.
James Earl Britt was arrested Saturday by Lengthy Seaside detectives on suspicion of coercing two teenage ladies to carry out sexual acts, in keeping with the Lengthy Seaside Police Division. One of many alleged incidents passed off earlier this month, the opposite three years in the past.
In the latest incident, detectives investigated the sexual assault of a 16-year-old woman who was coerced into getting right into a automotive close to Pacific Coast Freeway and Temple Avenue in Lengthy Seaside, authorities stated. The person, who was driving a silver 2005 Volvo, then took the woman to a separate location the place he made her carry out sexual acts after which dropped her off at one other location, police stated.
Detectives suspect Britt was the driving force. He’s additionally suspected in an identical incident from Might 2018 involving a 17-year-old woman.
Britt was arrested and booked at Lengthy Seaside Metropolis Jail on Saturday on two counts of oral copulation with an individual underneath the age of 18, two counts of sexual battery, and two counts of annoying or molesting a baby underneath the age of 18. His bail was set at $100,000, and detectives count on to current their case to the Los Angeles district lawyer’s workplace within the subsequent a number of days.
Detectives say Britt has entry to a number of different automobiles and consider it’s doable there could also be further victims. They encourage any further victims to return ahead. Anybody with info can contact the Intercourse Crimes Element at (562) 570-7368.