Martial arts instructor accused of having sex with an underage student

EDGEWATER, Md. - A 26-year-old martial arts instructor from Annapolis was arrested after allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old female student.

Anne Arundel County police said Jason Alexander Webb, 26, of the 700 block of Childs Point Rd., was charged with child abuse, sex abuse of a minor, third- and fourth-degree sex offenses and second-degree assault in relation to the incident.

Police said in October 2013, investigators along with the Department of Social Services began to look into allegations against Webb, who worked at East Coast Martial Arts in Edgewater.

 During the course of the investigation, it was revealed the suspect began the relationship with the victim in July 2013 and it continued over a period of several months. The suspect in this case was interviewed regarding the allegations and it was learned that he had inappropriate sexual contact with the female victim on several occasions at his Annapolis home. 

Webb turned himself in on Feb. 20. Anyone with any additional information on the suspect or who may have been a victim is asked to contact police at 410-222-3566410-222-3566.

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