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Man arrested for lewd/obscene gestures to girls

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

December 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A Moorpark man was arrested Friday for annoying young school-aged children, including lewd and obscene gestures to girls aged 9 to 14, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Dept.

Andres Lazaro Bautista, 49, was arrested following a two-week investigation after Moorpark officials learned of the alleged crimes.

Bautista allegedly annoyed the girls while they walked to a bus stop near an elementary school.

At least seven victims identified Bautista as the suspect, according to the sheriff's department.

The alleged incidents occurred between October and December.