MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — A Miami Beach substitute rabbi, accused of molesting a child, will remain behind bars.READ MORE: COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 53,000 In Florida
On Thursday, a judge revoked bond for 55-year old Steve Karro.
Police accuse him of inappropriately touching and kissing an 11-year old girl that he’s known for five years.
Officers said once they arrested Karro, he said he touched the girl’s buttocks for a “‘cleansing,’ as she was exhibiting negative energy.”READ MORE: 'Unacceptable,' South Florida Haitian Leaders Outraged Over What Happened In Del Rio, Texas
Karro said he is innocent and treated the girl no differently than anyone else.
According to his arrest report, it all happened at his art gallery on Miami Beach on April 16th.MORE NEWS: South Florida Family Encourages Booster Shots After Vaccinated Relative Dies Of COVID-19
Miami Beach Police said there could be more possible victims . Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS.