California foster dad accused of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl: West Covina Police
KTLA / West Covina Police
David Diaz was charged with sexual assault by force and sexual perversion with a child under 14.

By Sareen Habeshian, KTLA

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.

Authorities believe there may be additional victims and are seeking the public’s help in finding them.

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