Update 5 p.m. May 23
Patch reviewed the search warrants, which reveal the instructor tied sex to the victims' sports goals. A follow-up story was published at 5 p.m.
A tae kwon do instructor at Burke's Phan University of Martial Arts was indicted on seven felony charges for his alleged inappropriate contact with minors, West Springfield District police said Wednesday morning. Officers say they were contacted by the first victim in June 2011. During the course of their investigation, a second victim was discovered.
On Monday, the instructor, Quyen Vinh Phan Le, 38, of Springfield, was indicted on four counts of indecent liberties with a minor by someone in a custodial or supervisory relationship and three counts of possession of child pornography. He was arraigned on those charges on Tuesday.
Detectives determined the tae kwon do instructor reportedly had inappropriate sexual contact with the first victim several times between May 2003 and January 2005. The victim was under 18 years of age when the incidents occurred.
The suspect reportedly had inappropriate sexual contact with the second victim in late 2008. She was under 18 years of age at the time. These incidents are alleged to have occurred at the Phan University of Martial Arts and at the suspect’s home.
In October 2011, detectives served several search warrants and recovered additional evidence.
Detectives are not aware of any other victims. However, if anyone has any additional information to provide, they are asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.