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School band teacher arrested for sex assault in Los Angeles County


Investigators say a Southern California high school band teacher sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl.

Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives arrested 33-year-old Albert Anthony Morales on Tuesday at his Diamond Bar home.

He was booked for investigation of assaulting a 16-year-old girl in 2006 while she attended Sunny Hills High School Fullerton.

A Sheriff's Department news release says Morales had been tutoring band students for 13 years and he has taught or volunteered at Sunny Hills, Diamond Ranch and Diamond Bar high schools.