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Maine Martial Arts Teacher Accused of Sex Abuse
03/08/2013 01:25 PM ET  

Fifty-three-year-old Brant Perkins of Edgecomb, an instructor at the Maine Isshimryu Karate Academy in Randolph, was arrested Thursday night.

RANDOLPH, Maine (AP) _ Maine State Police say a martial arts instructor has been accused of sexually abusing one of his students.

Fifty-three-year-old Brant Perkins of Edgecomb is an instructor at the Maine Isshimryu Karate Academy in Randolph. He was arrested Thursday night.

Police said a family friend said Perkins was having sex with a teenage girl who was one of Perkins's students.

It wasn't immediately known if Perkins had a lawyer.



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