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Info needed on coach accused of molestation

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

August 13, 2010 12:28:52 AM PDT
Orange County law enforcement is seeking more information on a soccer coach charged with sexually assaulting two young boys.Luis Alberto Pineda, a 29-year-old of Anaheim, is charged with four felony counts of lewd acts on children under 14. If convicted, he faces a sentence ranging from 15 years to life.

Pineda is being held on $1 million bail and is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 2.

Pineda was an assistant instructor at a martial arts school in Fullerton. He was also a soccer coach for the North Orange County Youth Soccer Premier League.

More recently, he coached the Fullerton Eagles Team, which would meet for practice at Woodcrest Elementary School in Fullerton and Sycamore Junior High School in Anaheim.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Anaheim Police Department at (714) 765-1972 or (714) 347-8794.


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