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Man Burned Teen to Force Her into Sex Work

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    October 17, 2015
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A man who burned a teen girl to force her into sex work has been sentenced…

WESTMINSTER, Calif. – Richard Jordan Sandoval, 24, burned the girl with a blow torch to her leg to force her into sex work for his benefit.  He was sentenced to 6 years.  The young woman was in a romantic relationship with Sandoval in July when he assaulted her.  When she tried to run away, he followed her in a vehicle and threatened to hurt her if she didn’t get in his car…then he assaulted her again.

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