Karate instructor Jonathan Vega of Pembroke Pines, Florida was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly kissing a 12-year-old student after a class. Vega, 22, is charged with one count of lewd and lascivious behavior on a child and is being held on $50,000 bond. News sources did not name a private attorney for Vega.
According to the arrest report, the alleged incident took place on January 3 at Pembroke Pines Premier Martial Arts school on 17503 Pines Boulevard. Vega and the student had reportedly been communicating on social media before he allegedly kissed her. The student claims he told her that he wanted to have sex with her when she was older.