11-year-old girl gang raped in Moreno Valley park, police say; 6 arrested, 1 sought
Moreno Valley police were looking Monday for a 19-year-old man suspected of taking part in what authorities said was the gang rape of an 11-year-old girl.
Police arrested six juveniles in connection with the March 10 assault in the bathroom of Victoriano Park.
One suspect, Michael Sykes, 19, remained at large, according to a statement released by the Moreno Valley Police Department.
Sykes is believed to have fled to the Los Angeles area. He and the other suspects are believed to be affiliated with a local street gang.
The juvenile suspects were booked in Riverside County Juvenile Hall for charges of sexual assault on a child. Police were not immediately available to provide more details.
Those with information are asked to contact Det. Duke Viveros at (951) 247-8700.
-- Abby Sewell