Former Edmonton Taekwondo instructor charged with child luring

Jun 23 2020, 9:36 am

An Edmonton man has been charged by Strathcona County RCMP in relation to a months-long child luring investigation.

According to Strathcona RCMP, former Taekwondo instructor Michael Chung (36), has been charged with luring a child and transmitting explicit material.

The investigation began in November 2019, when a female youth came forward to police about inappropriate messages and explicit images being sent to her by her former Taekwondo instructor.

Chung was arrested on April 14, 2020, and following a bail hearing was released with strict conditions.

He is scheduled to appear in court on June 24, 2020, in Sherwood Park Provincial Court.

Investigators are encouraging anyone who feels they could be a victim or knows someone who may be a victim of offences like these, please contact the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741. 

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com.