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Babysitter invited her friend to home where they both molested 4-year-old girl

By Mason White 3:50 PM August 24, 2017
Blanca Torres and Hector Garcia
Blanca Torres and Hector Garcia
By: Alexis Bell

(Scroll down for video) Police in California, are asking people to speak to their kids if they were left in the care of a woman who offered to babysit children.

This announcement came after a man and woman were accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl.

The victim’s mother went to police after she suspected that something happened when 39-year-old Blanca Torres, babysat her young daughter at her home in Sunnyvale.

The mother said that she was friends with Torres, who offered to care for her child. The child was left in her care several times.

According to police, Torres invited her friend, Hector Garcia, 39, to the home, where they both molested the child on several occasions.

The pair have been charged with seven felony counts of lewd acts against a child, according to Sunnyvale police Capt. Shawn Ahearn.

Ahearn said that when officers searched Torres’ phone, they found browser searches for child pornography.

Detectives now believe there may be more victims as Torres has shared residences with other families in the past and she may have offered to babysit for other families and friends.