Gymnastics coach accused of sex with minor

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SANTEE, Calif. – A 25-year-old gymnastics coach was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a minor.

Patrick Wehrung worked at Champion Gymnastics and Cheer in Santee, which the girl attended, according to San Diego police.

Patrick Wehrung

Patrick Wehrung

The victim told police she had been involved in an inappropriate relationship with Wehrung over the last several months. She said the coach picked her up at her home and took her to La Jolla Shores multiple times.

Wehrung was charged with oral copulation, unlawful sexual intercourse and penetration with a foreign object.

Wehrung has been fired and the owner of the business has been cooperative with the investigation, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 619-531-2210 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.