Tutor arrested for lewd acts on a child

NORWALK - A Norwalk tutor was arrested last week on charges that he committed lewd acts upon one of his students.Frank Chung, 63, owns the Kumon Learning Center in Norwalk, where he has provided after-school tutoring the past five years. Prior to that, he worked as a tutor in parts of Northern California for the past 25 years. The alleged incident was reported to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies on Sept. 6 after the 13-year-old victim was overheard telling one of her siblings of inappropriate sexual contact with Chung "on several occasions," authorities said. After an investigation, detectives arrested Chung at his home in La Palma on Sept. 8. He is currently being held on $1 million bail. Detectives believe there may be more victims. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call investigators at (877) 710-LASD.

********** Published: September 15, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 22