Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

Richard Hirschl, 66-years-old, was arrested and charged with sexual assault of a minor, according to the Anaheim Police Dept. Hirschl is the the owner-operator of “Hirschl School of Dance,” at the 1000 block of N. Tustin Avenue in Anaheim.

Hirschl is accused of assaulting two minors at this studio between 2012 and 2017.

A victim claimed that Hirschl allegedly sexually assaulted the victim at his dance studio in 2012, when the victim was about 12-years-old.

Police detectives also identified a second victim who also identified Hirschl as a suspect of sexual assaults which occurred between 2014 and 2017, when that victim was between 11 and 13-years-old.

An arrest warrant was issued and on November 4, Hirschl was taken into custody. He posted $100,000 bail and was released from the Anaheim City Jail.

If convicted, Hirschl faces a potential sentence of up to 14 years in state prison.

Any additional victims or anyone with information is urged to call Anaheim PD Sexual Assault Detective L. Cao at 714-765-1679.

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