Sexual Assault

Marine recruiter suspected of sexually assaulting Huntington Beach girl, 17

Marine recruiter suspected of sexually assaulting Huntington Beach girl, 17

A 28-year-old Marine Corps sergeant who served as a Marine recruiter at Ocean View and Marina high schools was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old Huntington Beach girl.

The girl, a former Marina High student, filed a report in June with Huntington Beach police alleging that a man who worked as a Marine Corps recruiter and high school volunteer sexually assaulted her this past school year.

Police arrested Gonzalo Castro of San Clemente on suspicion of sexual assault. He later posted bond and was released, authorities said.

The girl, whom authorities did not identify, told police that she met the man when he volunteered with Marina’s track...

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