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California Sitter Accused Of Molestation

Posted at 12:42 PM, Apr 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-27 16:12:41-04

CARLSBAD,  Calif. (KGTV)--The Carlsbad Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding additional parents who used the services of a babysitter now accused of child molestation. 

Twenty two-year-old Brittney Lyon was arrested last July, along with her boyfriend Samuel Cabrera, on eight counts of lewd and lascivious acts on two seven-year-old children from Oceanside and Escondido for whom she provided care.

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Police also said victims could be in regions outside of San Diego including San Bernardino, Riverside and Los Angeles. 

Lyon is accused of taking the two girls she babysitted on multiple occasions to Cabrera's house where she then videotaped him molesting the children. 

Police are now urging parents who used the child care provider service websites,, and to look at the newly released photos of Lyon to determine whether they hired her as a sitter.  

Team 10 discovered last year that Lyon was an instructional aide at San Elijo Elementary School in San Marcos Unified School District, in addition to being employed at the YMCA of Oceanside. 

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"We are equally disturbed and outraged that adults would victimize children in this way," said Police Chief Neil Gallucci. "The safety and welfare of children are our top priority and we are committed to presenting a comprehensive case to the District Attorney's office."

Families who have additional information are urged to call the police hotline at 760-931-2293. 

Sandy Coronilla is a KGTV digital producer. Follow her @10NewsSandy