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Los Angeles man sought for allegedly molesting two girls

October 9, 2009 |  8:05 am

Inglewood police are asking the public for help finding a 49-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly molested two young girls repeatedly.

Michael Sutherland, also known as Richard Arnold Broyles, allegedly molested his girlfriend’s daughter since she was 7 years old. The girl, now 14, reported the alleged abuse to police. While investigating the allegations, police learned of a woman who said Sutherland molested her when she was under 14.

Two felony counts of child molestation have been filed against Sutherland, and an arrest warrant has been issued with $1-million bail. Sutherland is black, with black hair and brown eyes, 6-feet-1 and 185 pounds. His last known address is in the 4000 block of Stevely Avenue in Los Angeles, just north of Inglewood.

Police believe Sutherland is packing his belongings and planning to move out of the state or country. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Chris Beckman at (310) 412-5686.

-- Seema Mehta

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