Florida acupuncturist accused of sexually abusing teenage girl

Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office

A Florida acupuncture physician accused of sexually battering a 16-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday, according to the Clermont Police Department.

Police said Matthew Johnson is an acupuncturist at One Yoga and Fitness in Clermont, Florida, where he allegedly sexually abused the victim.

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Authorities said the victim had been a patient of Johnson’s for a few weeks.

Johnson was arrested at his home and charged with sexual battery. He is being held in the Lake County Jail.

Police encourage anyone to come forward and file a police report if they believe they have been a victim of a crime.

Anyone with additional information concerning the case is asked to call detectives at 352-536-8421.

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