UPDATE – Man Arrested for Sexual Assault –
On May 4,2016 Winnipeg Police Sex Crimes Unit arrested a 57 year old man after investigating a historic sexual assault.
Between 2009 and 2012 King Yeung, an instructor at a Taekwondo Academy on McPhillips, allegedly was inappropriately touching one of his female students 2 to 3 times per week. When the assaults began the victim was under the age of 16.
Police arrested Yeung on May 4,2016 and charge him with Sexual Assault – Child Abuse, Sexual Exploitation, Sexual Interference, Corrupting Morals,
Invitation to Sexual Touching.
A second victim contacted WPS about similar incidents that began in 1998. The second victim was also a student at the Taekwondo Academy. Between 1998 and 2004, the victim was inappropriately touched and sexually assaulted by the same instructor.
As a result of the investigation Mr. Yeung was re-arrested and charged with second counts of Sexual Assault – Child Abuse, Sexual Exploitation, Sexual Interference, Corrupting Morals, Invitation to Sexual Touching.
As a result of the ongoing investigation by police and due to the support of the public and the media a third victim has now come forward.
A student under 16 years of age between 2001 and 2005 was enrolled at the Taekwondo Academy. During this period of time, it’s alleged that the victim was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions.
On May 16, 2016, the accused King YEUNG re-arrested and charged with Sexual Assault and Sexual Exploitation.
He was returned to custody.