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Arrest in Child Seduction Case at Soccer Academy

Indiana State Police

The owner of Tudela Soccer Academy in Newburgh is facing felony charges of child seduction.

Indiana State Police say they arrested 37-year-old Jeremy Michael Tudela Thursday afternoon near his home.  

According to a release from ISP, Tudela faces four counts of felony child seduction and one misdemeanor charge of intimidation.  He is being held in the Vanderburgh County Jail on $20,000 bond.

Tudela allegedly had sexual contact  on several occasions with a female soccer student at the academy over  several months beginning in November of 2018.  The alleged victim was under the age of 16.