Alex Da Silva

"So You Think You Can Dance" choreographer and salsa instructor Alex Da Silva was arrested Saturday on suspicion of sexually assaulting at least four of his students.<br>
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Da Silva, 41, had finished teaching a class at a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100102384000" title="Hollywood (Los Angeles, California)" href="/topic/us/california/los-angeles-county/los-angeles/hollywood-%28los-angeles-california%29-PLGEO100100102384000.topic">Hollywood</a> dance studio when he was taken into custody. He's been accused of assaulting students in two of his Los Angeles area homes over the last six years.<br>
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"The victims allege that he lured them to his homes in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100102386400" title="North Hollywood (Los Angeles, California)" href="/topic/us/california/los-angeles-county/los-angeles/north-hollywood-%28los-angeles-california%29-PLGEO100100102386400.topic">North Hollywood</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100102389600" title="Van Nuys" href="/topic/us/california/los-angeles-county/los-angeles/van-nuys-PLGEO100100102389600.topic">Van Nuys</a>," say the police in a statement. "He then used a ruse to get them into his bedroom, where he raped them."<br>
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( Los Angeles Times )

"So You Think You Can Dance" choreographer and salsa instructor Alex Da Silva was arrested Saturday on suspicion of sexually assaulting at least four of his students.

Da Silva, 41, had finished teaching a class at a Hollywood dance studio when he was taken into custody. He's been accused of assaulting students in two of his Los Angeles area homes over the last six years.

"The victims allege that he lured them to his homes in North Hollywood and Van Nuys," say the police in a statement. "He then used a ruse to get them into his bedroom, where he raped them."

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