San Bernardino dance instructor suspected of molesting child

Inland Empire dance instructor arrested on suspicion of molesting a child

A 49-year-old dance instructor in San Bernardino County has been arrested on suspicion of child molestation, authorities said Monday.

Jorge Tapia was arrested on suspicion of molesting a child under the age of 14 and sodomizing a child under the age of 10, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

Tapia -- who teaches dance privately at several locations around Rancho Cucamonga -- was detained on Jan. 30 and is being held on $2-million bail. He's scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.

Detectives believe there may be additional victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department at (909) 477-2800.

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