NEWPORT NEWS — Police here have arrested a Williamsburg man, accusing him of raping and assaulting several students at a martial arts academy he owns.
Jeremy Allen Armstead, 30, is charged with four counts of abduction, five counts of rape, four counts of sodomy, strangulation and indecent exposure, Newport News Police said Friday.
He was arrested at 7:02 p.m. Thursday without incident.
Armstead is the owner and operator of Xtreme Dragon’s Black Belt Academy at 13901 Warwick Blvd.
Police say the alleged victims are three juvenile students at the academy.
No other information about the case was immediately released.
Authorities are asking anyone with information about the arrest or the business to contact the Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers can also contact 911 or the police department’s non-emergency number at 757-247-2500 to speak with an officer or detective.