San Gabriel Valley man arrested for allegedly molesting teenage boy he met online
A 48-year-old Rowland Heights man has been booked on suspicion of molesting a 15-year-old boy after they met in an online chat room, police said Tuesday.
Joe Phillip Morales was arrested Friday in connection with multiple lewd acts with the 15-year-old Redlands teen that took place between November 2010 and February 2011, according to the Redlands Police Department.
Redlands police described the teen as a runaway. Morales was being held in lieu of $25,000 bail at a jail in Rancho Cucamonga.
Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Any Capps at (909) 798-7642.
-- Robert J. Lopez