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SJPD Arrests Taekwondo Owner & Instructor for Lewd & Lascivious Acts with two Minors
Filed under Press Release, on 2/7/2019 5:15:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Lewd and lascivious acts on a child aged 14 or 15 with a 10 year age difference  CASE NUMBER: 18-312-0923
VICTIM 1: Withheld (female) AGE: 15 Years 

VICTIM 2: Withheld  (female) AGE: 15 Years 
SUSPECT: Andrew Suh AGE: 32 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
Suspect Andrew Suh


San Jose, Calif. - The San Jose Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force / Child Exploitation Detail (CED) arrested suspect Andrew Suh for Lewd and Lascivious acts on a child aged 14 or 15 with a 10 year age difference. Suh is the owner and operator of TAEMA Taekwondo studio located at 1008 Blossom Hill Road, Suite B in San Jose.

In November 2018, the San Jose Police Department's ICAC/CED Unit received a report that the suspect had engaged in inappropriate behavior with two victims. The suspect was a previous martial arts instructor for both victims. The investigation revealed that the suspect inappropriately touched one victim between May of 2013 and May of 2014, and the second victim between September 2017 and December 2017.

On February 6, 2019, detectives arrested Suh without incident at his Taekwondo Studio in San Jose. He was subsequently booked into Santa Clara County Jail for lewd and lascivious acts on a child aged 14 or 15 with a 10 year age difference (felony) - 288(c)(1) PC.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or any other similar incidents are urged to contact Detective Christian Mendoza of the San Jose Police Department’s ICAC/CED Unit at (408) 537-1379

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.


BY: Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Jason Ta #3265
DATE: 2/7/19 TIME: 5:00 PM DATE: 2/7/19 TIME: 5:00 PM 


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