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Former youth pastor charged in Harrison County on sex abuse charges

HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - a former Cynthiana youth minister has been indicted on sex charges.

State Police say a Harrison County Grand Jury indicted 25-year-old Brent Smith on 14 counts, including rape, sexual abuse, and using someone younger than 16-years-old in a sexual performance.

Police say the victims were female teenagers in Smith's church program.

Investigators tell us a warrant is out for his arrest.

State police say the investigation into Smith began after they received a complaint.


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