Bellflower: Man arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with a minor

LAKEWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a minor after being sought in Bellflower, authorities announced Friday morning.

Christopher Peter Espinoza was taken into custody without incident, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. No additional details of the arrest were provided.

Espinoza is also suspected of production of child pornography, investigators said.

Before his arrest, the Sheriff's Department publicly distributed a photo of him and said he was known to frequent the area of Lakewood Boulevard south of the 105 Freeway, often traveling on a skateboard.

"Christopher has longer hair than depicted" in the released photograph and often wears a black snapback hat and Nike skateboarding shoes, a wanted poster said.
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