Huntington Beach

Arrest made in sex assault charge

A HUNTINGTON BEACH man was arrested today on a charge of engaging in sexual acts with a minor (Shutterstock).

A 43-year-old Huntington Beach man was arrested Thursday morning on a charge of sexual assault on a 14-year-old girl two days earlier.

ROY BARNHART
(HBPD photo)

According to Lt. Brian Smith of the HBPD, Roy “Beau” Barnhart was taken into custody at 8:50 a.m. today and booked into Huntington Beach City Jail on a charge of engaging in sexual acts with a minor. Police received the report of the crime on Tuesday.

According to Lt. Smith, “We recognize Barnhart is an active member of the Huntington Beach youth sports community, so we are requesting anyone with information about this incident, or with information about other possible victims to contact Detective [Marc] Eskes at (714) 536-5967.”

 

 

 

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