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Dental hygienist accused of sexually assaulting 8-year-old patient
Dental hygienist accused of sexually assaulting 8-year-old patient

A dental hygienist is to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of assaulting an 8-year-old boy at a Garden Grove dental office. Luis David Hidalgovillalta, 20, of Anaheim was charged Tuesday with one felony count of committing lewd acts on a child under the age of 14, the Orange County district attorney's office said in a statement. Hidalgovillalta is accused of assaulting the boy Aug. 4. during an appointment at a Garden Grove dental facility. The boy's parents reported the suspected sexual assault to a staff member, who contacted police, prosecutors said. Hidalgovillalta faces a maximum sentence of eight years in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration...

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