Community Shocked by Karate Teacher’s Arrest
CLARKS SUMMIT -- Investigators in Lackawanna County believe a karate teacher accused of sexually abusing a child may have more victims. They say he used his martial arts school in Clarks Summit to develop a relationship with his alleged victim. Serenity Martial Arts on Depot Street in Clarks Summit is closed, and its owner, John Smith of Clarks Summit, is behind bars. He's accused of sexually abusing a 9-year-old boy who was a student in the school.