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Boyle Heights daycare owner charged with molesting 3 girls

RamosA Boyle Heights daycare owner was charged with molesting three girls, authorities said Monday as they looked for other possible victims.

Enrique Ramos, 45, of Los Angeles, was arrested Thursday on allegations of committing lewd acts on a child, Los Angeles police said.

Ramos is the co-owner of Cano & Ramos Family Child Care, located in the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Police say Ramos is accused of molesting girls in 2008, 2009 and this year. Prosecutors plan to ask the judge to set bail at $1.3 million, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Ramos was scheduled to appear for arraignment Monday afternoon.

The daycare center could not immediately be reached for comment.

Investigators urged anyone with information about the case or other potential victims to call detectives at (323) 342-8994 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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Photo: Enrique Ramos Credit: Los Angeles Police Department

 
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