Investigators Seeking Additional Victims of Sexual Assault NR17085ti

March 23, 2017

Mission Hills: Detectives from
the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Division, Sex

Crimes Unit are seeking additional victims of sexual abuse of a
child by Ruben Alonso Herrera

who was arrested on March 22, 2017.

met the victim in his capacity as a contracted social worker.
Herrera took advantage of his position to gain the trust of his
victim and then engage in sexual intercourse with the victim.

26-year- old Ruben Alonso Herrera was booked for 261.5(D) PC –
Unlawful Sex with a Minor. He is currently in custody and being
held on $25,000.00 bail.

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

Anyone with information about additional victims is asked to call
Mission Area Sex Crimes detectives, Detective Schultz, at (818)
838-9971. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be
directed to 1-877- LAPD-24- 7 (1-877- 527-3247). Anyone wishing to

anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-
222-TIPS (800-222- 8477) or go directly to
Tipsters may also visit, and click on “Anonymous
Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an
online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile
application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their
local program.