Police in Los Gatos on Wednesday arrested the owner of a local bakery in connection with a sexual assault.
Ali Asghar Shemirani, 75, was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery of an unrestrained person, sexual battery of a restrained person and false imprisonment, according to the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department.
On March 15, the police department received a report of a sexual assault that occurred at Mama's Bakery at 473 N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Police said the business owner, identified as Shemirani, befriended female customers under the pretense of offering bread-baking lessons at the business and would inappropriately touch and fondle the female victims against their will during the lessons.
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It was not immediately clear if Shemirani remained in custody or when he was due in court for arraignment.