Man charged with raping minor allegedly used social media to target kids; additional victims sought

Oliverio Suarez-Aboytes, 39

A man who allegedly used social media to target kids online has been charged with raping a minor and police in Los Angeles believe there may be additional victims.

Oliverio Suarez-Aboytes, 39, was arrested on Sept. 23 by Devonshire-area detectives for raping a minor in Lancaster, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement released Thursday.

On Sept. 27, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed five additional charges against Suarez-Aboytes, including two counts of meeting a minor for lewd purposes, two counts of lewd acts with a minor and one count of showing pornographic material to a minor.

Get your top stories delivered daily! Sign up for FOX 11’s Fast 5 newsletter. And, get breaking news alerts in the FOX 11 News app. Download for iOS or Android.

Detectives said that Suarez-Aboytes used the app Snapchat to target minor victims.

Anyone with information on the case was asked to contact LAPD's Devonshire-area sexual assault investigators, Detectives Stefani Valdes and Ruben Arellano at 818-832-0609.  

Additional details were not immediately available.

Tune in to FOX 11 Los Angeles for the latest Southern California news.