Peoria police seek possible sex abuse victims after man arrested

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The Peoria Police Department is asking for possible sexual abuse victims to come forward with information after a man was arrested.

Oscar Castro (Peoria PD)

Peoria police on Thursday said 41-year-old Oscar Castro was arrested and faces 12 counts of sexual abuse.

He was booked into the Fourth Avenue Jail.

“Two female victims have bravely come forward saying Oscar has sexually abused them multiple times,” Peoria police stated. “This occurred in 2017 while the victims were being treated at a Peoria dental practice.”

Police said Mr. Castro has been employed as a dental assistant for about five years in dental practices in Peoria and Phoenix.

If there are more potential victims, contact Detective Lisa Shearer at 623-773-8038.

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