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Teen held in sexual battery, indecent exposure cases

A 15-year-old Ventura County boy has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and two counts of sexual battery, authorities said Tuesday night.

The youth was arrested at his home after a woman reported that he exposed himself to her on a residential street in Fillmore on April 18, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department said. 

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Afterward, detectives allegedly linked the youth to two sexual batteries that were reported in the same area as the indecent exposure incident, according to authorities. The batteries were reported in mid-March.

The youth was being held at juvenile hall. 

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Police were seeking information on the crimes as well as others who may have been victimized. Anyone with information is asked to call authorities at (805) 524-2233

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Twitter: @LAJourno

robert.lopez@latimes.com


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