An eastern Pennsylvania karate instructor who admitted to corrupting minors nearly three decades ago is going to prison after admitting he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in 2012.
Christopher Calcagni pleaded guilty under a plea deal in Easton on Friday to charges of statutory sexual assault and corrupting a minor. The 52-year-old man will serve one and a half to four years in state prison.
Calcagni ran Saucon Valley Martial Arts in Bethlehem. Prosecutors say he sexually assaulted the girl multiple times after she turned 15.
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The state Sexual Offenders Assessment Board says his previous conviction means Calcagni should be classified as a sexually violent predator. The board says he exploited children using threats and abusing his position of authority.
A hearing on Calcagni's classification is expected in March.