Connecticut pastor arrested on sex charges against minor

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut pastor has been charged with six counts of sexual assault against a minor, WTNH reports.

59-year-old Walter Williams is believed to had six sexual encounters with the minor, ranging between July 2015 and April 2016.

The victim’s mother first learned of the assault through text messages on her daughter’s phone before going to the police.

After describing the encounters, police opened a full-scale investigation and found that the assault happened on six separate occasions with Williams, with two of them at the church.

Williams is being held on a $250,000 bond.

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