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Track and Basketball Coach Accused of Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting Student Over Four Years

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Yet another local coach has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a former student.Bellflower High School track and girls' basketball coach Bryan Shepherd, 47, of Torrance was behind bars Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting one of his former students over the course of four years, according to City News Service. He is accused of felony lewd acts with a child and his bail was set at $3 million.

Authorities believe that there could be other victims, said Captain Mike Parker of the Sheriff's Department.