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Boise Police investigating child sex abuse case

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Posted at 5:13 AM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 07:13:32-04

BOISE, Idaho — Boise Police say there could be more victims after a local pastor is taken into custody on child abuse charges.

Bret Welty, 48, faces a felony charge of sexual abuse of a minor under 16 years of age. Welty is currently in the Ada County Jail. Police say the abuse was reported earlier this month, and Welty knew the alleged victim.

The website of Hard Rock Revival Church lists Welty as its pastor. If you have any information about other possible victims, contact Crimestoppers at 208-343-COPS.