Husband of Day Care Provider Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

The husband of a day care owner has been arrested after being accused of sexual molestation of a four-year-old girl and her two brothers. The parents of the victims contacted police after their daughter told them of the incident. Her brothers then confessed that they had also been touched by Hector Herrera. The family are long term clients of the day care center.

More details about the crime can be found on Sign On San Diego.

While, statistics for sexual abuse at day care centers are hard to find, 15% of all reported sexual abuse victims are under the age of 12. Of that number, 93% knew their attacker. Victims of sexual assault are much more likely to struggle with depression and abuse drugs and alcohol. [Source]

Police are asking for those with information about possible victims to call (619) 531-2260.