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Friday, April 22, 2016

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department and Operations - West Bureau Special Assault Section detectives are asking for the public's help in locating additional victims of 61-year-old Pedro Aguirre Borda who was arrested for child molestation.

On April 20, 2016 around 5:50 a.m., Borda was arrested in the 11500 block of Braddock Drive for two felony counts of child molestation. The initial case from 2007 was reported, but did not result in a filing by the District Attorney's Office. The second case also occurred in 2007, but was only recently reported in 2016. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office recently filed warrants for both cases.

All of the incidents occurred at Braddock Drive where his wife also runs a daycare center. The female victims were 3 ½ and 5 years old at the time. Borda was 52-years-old at the time.

Borda is being held on $1.2 million bail with arraignment set for April 21, 2016.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Los Angeles Police Department's Operations-West Bureau, Special Assault Section at (213) 473-0447 between 6:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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