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Man suspected of battery on San Jacinto Girl

Published On: Dec 05 2012 10:56:30 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 05 2012 09:50:00 AM CST
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SAN JACINTO, Calif. -

A 38-year-old San Jacinto man suspected of sexual  battery on a child was behind bars today.

Richard Armando Ayala was arrested Monday night after Riverside County  sheriff's deputies were alerted to alleged inappropriate behavior involving the  suspect and a youth.

Sheriff's officials did not disclose the nature of the contact, which  allegedly occurred around 6 p.m. in the 100 block of Main Street.

Ayala was booked into the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning, where  he was being held in lieu of $3,500 bail.