Police arrested a 44-year-old custodian with the Mt. Diablo Unifed School District on charges he molested a child, according to a news release.
John A. Astor was arrested at his home 7 p.m. Thursday at his home in the 500 block of Jones Place. Walnut Creek police had gone there to serve a search warrant and to investigate a complaint that he had engaged in lewd acts with a child under 14.Astor was booked into County Jail on $1.4 million bail.Walnut Creek police said he had worked at a variety of schools in the district and would have come into contact with students. Police didn't specify which schools.
Hill said anyone with additional information about Astor or who suspects a child may be a victim should contact Walnut Creek police at 925-943-5844.