LAPD Media Relations Office Cruz has alerted the community that the Department’s Juvenile Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying any additional victims who may have been assaulted by a local high school coach, Paul Anthony Davis.
On October 14, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Juvenile Division received information of an ongoing sexual assault that occurred in the 5700 block of Centinela Avenue, as well the 17000 block of West Sunset Boulevard.
The suspect was identified as Paul Anthony Davis, 33, a resident of Los Angeles.
Davis coaches basketball at a local high school and is involved in a youth basketball program in the Los Angeles area.
On October 19, Davis was arrested for 288.5 (a) PC, continuous sexual abuse of a minor and booked with a bail of $35,000.
This case will be presented to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.
Detectives are asking anyone who may be a victim or has additional information regarding Paul Anthony Davis to contact Juvenile Division detectives at (424) 259-7094.
During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.
Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu.