It has been reported that a Los Angeles, CA man has recently been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a young girl under the age of 12. The man has also been charged with forcing the victim to work as a prostitute. According to a press release sent out by the police department, the suspect has taken the victim, raped her and then forced her to work as a prostitute. The defendant has since been detained and has formally had criminal charges involving aggravated sexual assault of a minor, pimping, as well as lewd acts upon a minor pressed upon him.
Criminal charges involving sex – such as sexual assault – are taken extremely seriously by law enforcement and prosecutors alike. If you have recently been arrested or are under formal investigation, it is in your best interests to get the involvement of a Los Angeles criminal lawyer that you can fully rely upon. At Okabe & Haushalter, we have vast experience in handling criminal charges of all kinds and are well-versed in sex crimes. We are not afraid to take on cases with daunting circumstances and will do everything that we can to build a compelling and dynamic case. Contact a Los Angeles sex crime attorney from our firm to learn more about how we will be able to help you protect your legal rights.