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Martial Arts Instructor Accused of Rape

Martial Arts Instructor Accused of Rape



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Sandra Yi ReportingA martial arts instructor faces rape charges, against a former student. The victim is only 14.

The two reportedly met in the martial arts class when the girl was 13. Investigators say they had a sexual relationship. The girl was staying with her guardians at a home in Peoa. That's where deputies arrested 29-year old Andrew Davis.

On Wednesday morning the homeowner saw him hiding under the bed and called for help. When deputies arrived he was caught trying to jump out of the window. Authorities say he had a loaded gun tucked in the back of his pants.

Davis was arrested for aggravated burglary and weapons charges. The Summit County Sheriff's Office says he now faces rape charges because the girl admitted the two had a sexual relationship.

Davis is a black belt and a martial arts instructor at a private studio owned by his father. He taught students as young as 12 and investigators believe there could be more young victims.

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