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Tae Kwon Do instructor facing additional charges

Posted at 3:06 PM, Feb 09, 2016

Charges against a tae kwon do instructor arrested last week for lewd and lascivious conduct against two girls were upgraded today to capital sexual battery after it was discovered there was a third victim. 

Now, authorities are urging the public to come forward if they have information about other incidents involving Andrew Jin Kim.

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Kim, 23, worked at Oh's Tae Kwon Do on Seminole Boulevard in Seminole. Authorities with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office say Kim touched two girls inappropriately while they were undressed, and told them not to tell anyone.

Since his arrest on Friday, authorities say the first victim's mother received a story link about Kim's arrest from the newest victim's mother. The newest victim's mother spoke to her daughter, who is 8. The girl admitted some inappropriate activity had occurred with Kim, authorities say, which occurred between July and August 2015.

The first two incidents occurred between 2014-2015.

Oh worked as an instructor from sometime in 2012-August of 2015, when he was fired for being dishonest about work related functions that are not related to his arrest.

Anyone with information about Kim's inappropriate contact with children should call 727-582-6200.

The investigation is ongoing.