Acting teacher arrested for sexual assault

LOS ANGELES Fifty-four-year-old Joseph Sheck was taken into custody at his home in Granada Hills.

Police believe Sheck, who's the co-owner and a teacher at the Performing Arts Center on Haskell Avenue, sexually assaulted several young adult female students.

They say he intimidated and threatened to black ball students from talent agencies if they refused his sexual advances.

The LAPD is urging anyone who may have been victimized by Sheck to call the Van Nuys area sexual assault unit at (818) 374-0093.


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