PD: North Phoenix karate instructor charged with molesting two students

Posted at 10:42 AM, Sep 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 15:40:54-04

A North Phoenix karate instructor has been charged with molesting two of his students.

Phoenix police report that on September 4, they arrested 25-year-old Yong Jin Jung at the Maru Taekwondo Martial Arts School near Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard. 

Jung is accused of molesting two students on five occasions over the last two years. 

Court paperwork says the two students are both under 10 years of age and the latest assault happened late last month. 

Jung is accused of touching the girls sexually and exposing himself to one of them. 

Jung made no statement to police upon his arrest. 

He was given a $100,000 cash bond and has been charged with sexual conduct with a minor.

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