Man suspected of battery on San Jacinto Girl

38-year-old San Jacinto man suspected of sexual battery on a child

POSTED: 08:56 AM PST Dec 05, 2012    UPDATED: 07:50 AM PST Dec 05, 2012 
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SAN JACINTO, Calif. -

A 38-year-old San Jacinto man suspected of sexual  battery on a child was behind bars today.

Richard Armando Ayala was arrested Monday night after Riverside County  sheriff's deputies were alerted to alleged inappropriate behavior involving the  suspect and a youth.

Sheriff's officials did not disclose the nature of the contact, which  allegedly occurred around 6 p.m. in the 100 block of Main Street.

Ayala was booked into the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning, where  he was being held in lieu of $3,500 bail.