A 53-year-old man accused of exposing himself to a 9-year-old woman and sexually assaulting her at an Irvine public library final week was arrested Tuesday for allegedly groping an 11-year-old woman inside a Goal retailer in Irvine, authorities mentioned.
Christopher Eduard was out on bail when he was arrested at his Los Angeles house on suspicion of sexual battery of an 11-year-old, the Irvine Police Division mentioned in a information launch. The incident occurred on Could 24, 2021, on the Goal at 13200 Jamboree Street, based on police.
Eduard allegedly adopted the woman within the retailer and approached her in an aisle after she walked away from her household, police mentioned. The suspect then approached her from behind and groped her, based on police. The woman ran from him and advised her household whereas Eduard fled the shop and sped away in a inexperienced Kia Soul, police mentioned.
Eduard was arrested Friday in an alleged sexual assault of a 9-year-old on the Orange County Public Libraries Irvine Heritage Park department within the kids’s part, based on Irvine police. Eduard is accused of asking the woman to assist him movie a video on his cellphone. The suspect then gave her cue playing cards to learn aloud from and through the incident uncovered himself and assaulted her, police mentioned.
The woman’s mom was on the library through the time of the sexual assault, based on police.
Detectives discovered Eduard after wanting over surveillance footage. He was arrested close to his L.A. house, the place they discovered proof that linked him to the crime, police mentioned.
Eduard was booked into jail Friday however was launched the subsequent night time after he posted bond, based on jail information.
Eduard is a property supervisor, jail information present.
Irvine police imagine the suspect might be liable for different incidents. Police mentioned Eduard is 5 foot 9 and weighs 125 kilos, and has brown hair and brown eyes. Anybody with info can contact Irvine police Det. Nate Ridlon at [email protected].