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Drama teacher arrested for sexual assault; victims sought

Peter Christopher Gomez, 47, of La Habra was arrested for sexual assault in the 4300 block of Bell Avenue in Bell Friday Feb. 21, 2014.
February 22, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
A drama teacher at Bell High School has been arrested for sexual assault. Detectives say there may be more victims.

Peter Christopher Gomez, 47, of La Habra was arrested in the 4300 block of Bell Avenue Friday. He is facing felony charges stemming from an incident at his place of employment.

The suspect has also been linked to alleged sexual assaults that occurred in 1999 when he was a teacher at Benjamin Franklin High School in Highland Park.

Gomez is being held in lieu of $950,000 bail.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this crime was urged to contact Detectives Lina Teague or Michelle Gomez at (323) 344-5742.


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