Karate Instructor Arrested, Sent Nude Photos to Student, 11
Law enforcement official have arrested a female karate instructor in Orlando, Florida for allegedly soliciting an 11-year-old boy for sex.
Orlando police arrested 20-year-old Stephannie Figueroa last week on charges including attempted lewd or lascivious conduct, solicitation of a minor via computer and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She had instructed the boy at the NextGen Martial Arts studio in Orlando, reports CBS affiliate WKMG.
Police say the boy’s mother contacted officials after finding inappropriate text messages from Figueroa on her son’s phone. Police say the messages included nude photos and video sent by Figueroa over the messaging app Kik, the station reports.
Police believe there may be more victims and they’re asking anyone with information to call 1-800-423-TIPS.
Figueroa was booked at Orange County Jail and was released on bail. It’s unclear if she has an attorney.