Bronx martial arts instructor accused of sexually abusing 7-year-old student

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A Bronx martial arts instructor is facing a number of charges Friday after police say he touched a female student.

Anthony Gonzalez, 37, is an instructor at the Martial Arts Fitness Academy on Prospect Avenue in Longwood. Police say a 7-year-old student told her mother that Gonzalez put his hands down her pants and touched her private parts on Wednesday.

Residents say they find the news very troubling.

Gonzalez is facing multiple charges, including sexually abusing a student.

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