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Band assistant teacher accused of sexually assaulting student in 2006

Albert Anthony Morales, 33, is shown in a booking photo provided by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Morales is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female student in the summer of 2006.
February 6, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A high school assistant band instructor has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female student in the summer of 2006.

Detectives took 33-year-old Albert Anthony Morales into custody at his Diamond Bar home on Tuesday.

Investigators say Morales had been tutoring band students for the past 13 years in schools in Los Angeles and Orange counties.

Officials say Morales taught and volunteered as a percussion instructor at Diamond Ranch High School (2012-2013), Sunny Hills High School (2004-2009) and Diamond Bar High School (1998-2000).

Morales is being held on $350,000 bail.

Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying any additional victims. If you have any information that can help investigators, you're urged to call the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department's Special Victims Bureau at (877) 710-5273.


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