Social Media Influencer Ray Diaz Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault

Ray Diaz

Ray Diaz

Diaz, known best for his role in Hulu's popular show East Los High, was captured in San Diego, along with the help of local police there, after an extended investigation into sexual assault and abuse allegations.

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Police say an employee a Kohl's department store detained two female juveniles, asked for sexual favors to let them go, and ended up assaulting one of them.

Diaz has 3.1 million followers on Instagram, though his account is now private.

Several outlets have reported on Diaz's connection to videos published by DramaAlert, a site that reports on social media stars, allegedly showing the Instagram star verbally attacking a woman.

Police responded to an online outcry Thursday night after the YouTube show "DramaAlert" aired a lengthy video that the host said included audio of Diaz berating a 17-year-old girl named Angelica and yelling at her to kill herself as she cries.

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Rumours of impropriety had swirled around actor when he posted an Instagram video of himself kissing a teen model who has said she was 16 at the time.

Diaz has over 100,000 Twitter followers, but has deleted his account and turned his Instagram page private.

"I was just so scared always because he would yell at me always", she said. "Currently, the Department has directed a group of investigators to look into these allegations", the police department wrote. Diaz denied the allegations in a video, but Salek admitted they were all true, detailing more instances of physical abuse. ". It was my fault if somebody would ever have any suspicions that him and I were dating".

"I was so manipulated and brainwashed, I don't want this to happen to any other girl", she said.

Diaz started out as a model in NY and won the role of Nicolas Reyes in Hulu's East Los High.

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