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Postal Service worker allegedly chokes 11-year-old girl at park

February 5, 2013 |  9:18 pm

Map shows area where the alleged assault occurred in Commerce.
A U.S. Postal Service worker was arrested on suspicion of choking an 11-year-old girl at a Commerce park, authorities said Tuesday night.

The girl told deputies that 55-year-old Daniel Villasenor choked her because she had laughed at him after he accidentally entered a woman's bathroom at Bristow Park, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

"Several witnesses saw the postal worker get angry and choke the young girl," the department said in a statement.

Villasenor was being held at the East Los Angeles sheriff's station.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call detectives at (323) 890-5500.

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Map shows area where girl was allegedly choked. Credit: Google Maps
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