When a California mother spotted her young daughter walking away from the playground with 53 year old Yong Heng Du, she quickly followed behind to catch up with the two. Police say that while she was able to catch Du sexually assaulting her child. After the allegations, police investigated Du and were able to locate other victims:
The mother called police and the child was then interviewed by specialists. Detectives also interviewed other parents in the apartment complex and found two other girls who Du had allegedly molested, Musgrove said.
The three victims are 7, 8 and 9 years old.
Du was arrested on suspicion of committing lewd and lascivious acts on a child under 14 years old and false imprisonment, Musgrove said.