Soccer Coach Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Special Victims Investigations Division have arrested and charged Miguel Alfredo Flores, age 47, of the 18000 block of Driftwood Court in Gaithersburg, with one count of sexual abuse of a minor and one count of third-degree sex offense.

On March 30, detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) received information from Child Protective Services (CPS) that Flores, head soccer coach for The Academia De Futbol Salvadorena, had engaged in inappropriate sexual contact with the then seven-year-old female victim during the summer of 2015. Further investigation revealed that the suspect had engaged the juvenile female victim in inappropriate sexual contact on multiple occasions during soccer practices that summer. Investigators believe that all of the inappropriate contact occurred at the Centerway Park soccer field in Montgomery Village.

Detectives arrested Flores yesterday, Wednesday, May 3, at approximately 5:15 p.m., while he was at Centerway Park.

Detectives believe there may be additional victims who have had contact with Flores. Detectives are urging anyone with information regarding inappropriate contact involving Miguel Alfredo Flores to contact the Special Victims Investigations Division at 240.773.5400.

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