A man who was an instructor at a northern New Jersey martial arts academy has admitted he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old student on multiple occasions.
George Mendoza-Valentino, of Saddle Brook, pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual assault.
Union County prosecutors say the 28-year-old met the girl when she enrolled at the A.T.A.
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Martial Arts Academy in Springfield and sent the girl sexually explicit images and videos. He also requested the same from her.
Mendoza-Valentino remains held on $125,000.