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Man Turns Himself in After Sodomizing 13-Year-Old Boy in Library Bathroom

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A registered sex offender turned himself in to police shortly after sodomizing a 13-year-old boy at a Tustin library yesterday afternoon.

The attack happened yesterday afternoon at an Orange County Library, according to City News Service. The young victim ran away and told a security guard, but his assailant apparently also separately turned himself in and admitted that he was a registered sex offender.

The assailant Robert Howard Claudio, 23, of Anaheim is expected to be booked on suspicion of sodomy of a minor and committing lewd and lascivious acts with a child younger than 14, Tustin police Lt. Pat Welch told CNS.