WEST COVINA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 10-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her 68-year-old foster parent, West Covina officials said Wednesday.
Officers responded to a call on March 3 regarding a sexual assault that had occurred at a residence, the West Covina Police Department said. They arrived and met the victim, a 10-year-old girl, and learned that the alleged suspect was David Diaz of West Covina — her foster dad.
Diaz was taken into custody pending further investigation, officials said. He was charged with sexual assault by force and sexual perversion with a child under 14, according to the department. Detectives learned that Diaz has been a foster parent for the past 18 years.