Former Olympic medalist, high school coach Danny Harris accused of sexual offense against underage student in San Gabriel
Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times
Danny Harris, shown in 2008, was a silver medalist in the 400 hurdles at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

via KTLA:

LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) -- Former Olympic track star Danny Harris — who had recently been a coach at Gabrielino High School — was arrested Friday on suspicion of contacting a minor with the intent of committing a sexual offense, authorities said.

The San Gabriel Police Department said it launched an investigation following a report of alleged inappropriate contacts between Harris and a student.

“The school district and the police department are working together to ensure [that] the safety of students remains of utmost importance,” police said in a statement. “We will continue to work closely together as this issue moves forward.”

Harris could not be reached for comment.

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