Jose Vicente was arrested for allegedly committing lewd acts with a 6-year-old girl.  (Contributed photo by San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department)

A licensed foster parent who lives in Fontana was arrested for allegedly committing lewd acts with a 6-year-old girl, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

On June 20, deputies from the Fontana Sheriff’s Station began an investigation regarding a sexual abuse allegation. Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail assisted Fontana deputies with the investigation.

On July 31, Jose Vicente, 58, was contacted and taken into custody. Vicente was booked at Central Detention Center in San Bernardino, and his bail was set at $350,000.

Vicente, who has been a licensed foster parent in Fontana since 2007, is scheduled to appear in San Bernardino Superior Court on Aug. 12 at 8:30 a.m.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, or other possible victims, should contact detectives with the Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).

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