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Child-sex suspect w/multiple victims arrested

October 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Victorville police arrested a suspect wanted for sex abuse against juveniles Monday.

A Victorville police deputy responded to a report of abuse against a juvenile on Sunday. The juvenile had informed a family member, who called police.

The suspect, 41-year-old Victorville resident Keir Pinkett, had allegedly physically and sexually abused the juvenile for a number of years, according to police.

An investigation revealed additional victims of similar crimes by Pinkett, police said in a news release.

Police performed a traffic stop on Pinkett's vehicle in Victorville Monday afternoon. Pinkett was arrested and booked at West Valley Detention Center on charges of sodomy, unlawful sex with a minor, continued sex with a minor over the last seven years, penetration with a foreign object and cruelty to a child.

Police think there may be other victims of Pinkett's. If you were a victim or know of someone who was victimized by Pinkett, contact Deputy James or Detective Steers of the Victorville Police Station at (760) 241-2911 or after hours at (760) 245-4211.

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