La Verne middle school volunteer arrested for having sex with a minor

LA VERNE, Calif. (KABC) -- A 21-year-old middle school aide volunteer in La Verne was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a minor Wednesday.

Anthony Michael Valdez, of Ontario, was booked into the La Verne Police Department and is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. He faces charges of a lewd act with a child under the age of 14. Valdez was a volunteer aide at Ramona Middle School.

Authorities say the 14-year-old victim began having sex with Valdez when she was 13 and he was 20.

The investigation is ongoing and authorities are not sure if there are additional victims.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact Detective L. Toscano at (909) 596-1913.

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