York county detectives hoping for leads in arson case

By Trent Faris - bio l email

ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) York County Sheriff's deputies are questioning people of interest and checking surveillance video from near by business for clues to who may have started the fire. that destroyed Pak's Martial Arts Center in Rock Hill.  Still no major leads in the arson fire last week and racist graffiti was found spray painted on the walls.

Wednesday, Master Pak has found a new location to teach tae kwon do and his students have chipped in.

"People have loaned him trailers to go to Atlanta to get the mats for the floor. The community is really pulling together," said student Mandy Oliver.

Master Pak spoke about the fire for the first time to the media on Wednesday.  He says he's still in shock about the fire and the loss of memorabilia he's collected over the 30 years of teaching people tae kwon do.  Some photos he had with Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee were destroyed in the fire.

"I'm going to keep going.  I'm not going down.  I'm still going to serve this community," said Master Pak.

If you have any information in this arson case you're asked to call York County crime stoppers at 1-877-409-4321.

There's a reward up to $1000 dollars if the information about the fire leads to an arrest.