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Tae Kwon Do teacher facing sex charge

Michael Koke (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Michael Koke (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Source: Michael Koke Tae Kwon Do Centers) Source: Michael Koke Tae Kwon Do Centers)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A Springfield Township martial arts teacher is facing a sex charge after police say he had inappropriate contact with a 7-year-old girl.

Michael Koke, 53, is charged with one count of gross sexual imposition.

According to Hamilton County court records, Koke had the victim touch his private parts and would watch pornographic videos in her presence. He also asked if he could lick her.

Court records indicate the offense happened Aug. 7 at Koke's home. Koke was arrested on Wednesday and booked in the Hamilton County Justice Center. His relationship to the victim is unknown.

Koke is the owner of Michael Koke Tae Kwon Do Centers, which, according to its website, has locations at Pleasant Ridge Montessori, Arts Innovation Dance Studio and Windows on the Green Country Club.

According to Koke's online bio, he is an 8th degree black belt. He first began teaching Tae Kwon Do in the 1980's in New Jersey and then moved back to Cincinnati. He opened his own center in 2010.

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