Man Convicted of Molesting 4 Girls and a Boy in OC

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SANTA ANA (CNS) - A 69-year-old man has been convicted of molesting four girls and a boy he is related to in Anaheim and Mission Viejo, according to court records obtained Wednesday.

Jose Antonio Macias was convicted Friday of five counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor younger than 14, two counts of forcible lewd acts on a child, a count of oral copulation or sexual penetration with a child 10 or younger, and two counts of attempted lewd acts on a child. He is scheduled to be sentenced May 12.

One girl said the abuse started when she was 8 at a birthday party at her aunt's home in Mission Viejo, according to testimony at the preliminary hearing. Another incident was at the defendant's home in Anaheim, according to testimony.

Another girl said she was assaulted when she was in seventh grade, and another said she was attacked when she was in fifth grade. The boy said he was attacked when he was 11.

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