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North Van teacher arrested over allegations of sexual misconduct

A North Vancouver music teacher has been arrested amid allegations of sexual misconduct involving underage girls in Coquitlam.

Lamar Victor Alviar, 22, teaches at LA Music Studio, a private music academy in North Van’s Central Lonsdale neighbourhood. According to the business’s website, Alviar, a multi-instrumentalist who has been teaching music since age 16, is also studio’s owner.

The Facebook page for LA Music Studio describes the business as “a great location safe for children.”

While Alviar hasn’t been charged, Mounties in Coquitlam released his name Thursday because they believe there are more victims who have yet to come forward.

“There is reason to believe (Alviar) has had inappropriate contact with young people around Metro Vancouver,” said Cpl. Michael McLaughlin, in a Coquitlam RCMP news release. “The allegations involving Alviar include both students and non-students. Police believe there is a strong likelihood that there are victims and witnesses who have not yet spoken to police.”

Alviar has been released from custody, but is barred from contacting, communicating or being alone with anyone who reasonably appears to be under age 16.

Anyone who believes that they, or someone they know, has been victimized by Alviar is urged to call the Coquitlam RCMP sex-crimes division.

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