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Bellflower High girls track coach held in sex assault case

December 20, 2011 |  8:41 pm

Bryan_Shepherd_A Bellflower High School girls basketball and track coach was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student, authorities said.

Bryan Shepherd, 47, who has lived in Torrance, assaulted the victim during a four-year period, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

He was being held in lieu of $3-million bail after the arrest by sheriff's detectives.

Anyone with information about other possible victims is asked to call the department's Special Victims Bureau at (866) 247-5877. Anonymous tips can be left at (800) 222-8477.


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Photo: Bryan Shepherd. Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department