TWINSBURG, Ohio — A 59-year-old martial arts instructor was charged after he was accused of inappropriately touching a young girl who attended the martial arts studio he worked at.
William Mello, of Streetsboro, was indicted by a Summit County grand jury of two counts of gross sexual imposition, a third-degree felony, according a a news release from the Summit County Prosecutor.
Mellow was an instructor at Silent Mind Martial Arts Studio in Twinsburg.
Mello was arraigned on Jan. 3 and is scheduled to appear in Summit County Common Pleas Court on Jan. 15 at 8:30 a.m.
Twinsburg police are asking for the public’s help for any information in this matter. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Greg Kopniske at 330-425-1234.