CHANDLER, Ariz. – Authorities say a Chandler man who’s a karate instructor
has been accused of molesting two young girls.
Chandler police said Monday that 47-year-old Scott Alan Flood is being held at
a Maricopa County Jail on suspicion of two counts of molestation of a child.
Police were called last week after a 5-year-old girl claimed Flood touched her
inappropriately during a karate class.
Flood was arrested at his home. No bond has been set on his release.
The Arizona Republic says Tempe police investigated a similar accusation
against Flood made by another 5-year-old girl in 2010.
Police say Flood has been instructing karate at various preschool and day-care
centers in cities east of Phoenix for at least a decase.
Authorities didn’t know whether Flood has legal representation yet for his