Seven men were arrested at a California water park for allegedly touching a number of girls under 14.
The police arrested seven men on Monday for allegedly inappropriate touching of underage girls in the Golfland sunsplash in ‘ water park in Roseville, California.
According to reports, officers were called to the water park on Memorial Day after the girls went to the park security and alleged that a group of men had touched them.
The police interviewed witnesses and arrested seven men, ranging in age from 18 to 38, on suspicion of committing lewd and lascivious acts on children under 14 years of age.
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The police reported that it seemed the men worked together to touch the young girls.
“It turns out that the people who were arrested knew each other and worked in a co-ordinated effort to inappropriately touching several female guy,” the police department wrote in a Facebook post Tuesday afternoon.
Roseville Police spokesman, Rob Baquera credits the girls’ quick thinking and ingenuity to help lead the investigators to the suspects, FOX40 reported.
“These young ladies who were victimized, they had a great fast-acting thought to report it to security,” he said.
An 11-year-old who will not fall victim noticed the men, and said that her “the creeps,” FOX40 reported.
“They said that they were moving in closer to her, they were looking at her a strange look and smiles,” her father, Mark McKee, told FOX40. “She did the right thing. As soon as the waves stopped, she stepped out of the pool and came and told us.”
Sunsplash in ‘ gave a statement to KCRA3 in response to the arrests:
“We Roseville Golfland sunsplash in’ take allegations of this nature very seriously. We are committed to providing a safe environment for all of our clients. We have contacted the authorities immediately and cooperate fully with the ministry of justice and police are investigating this case. We are not able to discuss all the details with respect to any ongoing investigations.”
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Each of the men to help Placer County Jail on $ 300,000 bail. The police have not released photos of the suspects because of the ongoing investigation.
Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.