Investigators Seeking Additional Victims of Sexual Assault NR15198jk

June 11, 2015

Los Angeles: Officers from the
Los Angeles Police Department’s Van Nuys Division arrested
25-year-old Ary Alvarenga for kidnap and sexual assault.

On June 8, 2015, around 6:45 p.m.
Alvarenga was arrested in the 7000 block of Lennox Avenue in Van
Nuys, where he resides. Alvarenga sexually assaulted three victims,
all under the age of 14.

The District Attorney has filed three felony counts against
Alvarenga and his bail has been set at $3,200,000.

Detectives believe there may be other unreported sexual assault
victims and are asking for the public’s assistance in locating
additional victims.

Anyone with information about additional victims is asked to call
Van Nuys Division Detective Mendoza at (818) 374-1924 or (818)
374-0040. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be
directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous
should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).
Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number
274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text
messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go
to, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.