Edgewater Martial Arts Instructor Facing Charges of Sex Abuse of a Minor
Updated: Wednesday, February 26 2014, 02:26 PM EST
A 26-year-old instructor at East Coast Martial Arts in Edgewater has turned himself into authorities after police say he had "inappropriate sexual contact" with a 14 year old girl he may have met during classes.
The District Court Commissioner issued an arrest warrant charging the suspect with Child Abuse, Sex Abuse of a Minor, Third and Fourth Degree Sex Offenses and Second Degree Assault. Jason Alexander Webb of Annapolis turned himself in on February 20.
According to the police investigation the suspect began the relationship with the victim in July 2013 and it continued over a period of several months. The suspect was interviewed regarding the allegations and police learned the sexual contact occurred on several occasions at his residence in Annapolis.
Police are asking anyone with information on the suspect or who may have been a victim to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 410-222-3566.