Balto. Co. man charged with sexual abuse

Owings Mills karate instructor allegedly assaulted girl from 1999 to 2001

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Baltimore County police have arrested Jacob Davis Jr., 51, of the 4600 block of Sherwood Mills Road in Owings Mills and charged him with sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl, authorities said today.

The alleged abuse took place from 1999 through 2001 at the victim's former home in Bel Air, at Davis' former apartment in Owings Mills and at his karate school on Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills, police said. They are asking others who may have been abused by Davis and have not yet come forward to contact the family crimes unit at 410-853-3650.

Davis was charged with child sexual abuse, two counts of second-degree sex offense, two counts of third-degree sex offense and attempted second-degree rape. He is being held on $300,000 bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

The charges are being investigated by Baltimore County police and detectives from the Harford County Child Advocacy Center. Charges against Davis are pending in Harford County, according to authorities.

Originally published March 13, 2006, 2:42 PM EST

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