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Morgan Hill Police, California
Wednesday December 6th, 2017 :: 06:14 p.m. PST

Advisory

Morgan Hill Police arrest 36 yr old Male Dance Production Worker for Annoy / Molest a child under 18.

On Friday December 1st, at 10:07 pm, The Morgan Hill Police Department received a call regarding an adult male subject that inappropriately touched two female juvenile dancers during a performance at Sobrato High School in Morgan Hill.

The two juvenile victims disclosed being touched on intimate areas, by 36 year old Kevin Cole, as they completed their quick costume changes backstage during their dance performance. Throughout the investigation, it was learned that Cole was an independent contractor hired by the production/dance company while they were using the Sobrato stage for their performance. He was hired to work directly with the sound and lighting support of the production and NOT hired to work with the juveniles participating in the performance. Once this behavior was observed he was told to immediately stop assisting with costume changes by the Production Manager of the dance company and by several parents.
Cole was positively identified by the victims on scene. Cole was arrested for multiple counts of 647.6(a) Annoy or Molest a child under 18 years.
We are aware that Cole has worked with several other dance / ballet companies such as: South Valley Ballet, Hip Hop Craze, Music in Motion, South Valley Dance and the Charter School of Morgan Hill.
Anyone that may have additional information related to this incident or any other incident involving Cole is encouraged to contact Detective Woodland at 408-779-2101 or 669-253-4914.

Address/Location
Morgan Hill Police, California
16200 Vineyard Blvd
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-779-2101

Troy Hoefling
Special Operations
troy.hoefling@morganhill.ca.gov
408-779-2101

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