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UPDATE: 59News reached out to Pastor Jonathan Rockness with Westminster Presbyterian Church he released the following statement.

"We have been fully cooperative with the authorities and will continue to be, as we are committed to uncovering the truth and seeing justice met.  We also hope and pray for healing and wholeness for any potential victims in this situation.  We are devastated for them and their families."

 

 

West Virginia State Police are investigating sexual abuse accusations against a youth mentor at a church in Bluefield, West Virginia.

Sgt. Melissa Clemons says a number of individuals have come forward accusing a man who is actively involved in the youth group at Westminster Presbyterian Church of sexual abuse.

After allegations of sexual abuse involving a juvenile surfaced, leaders of the church contacted Clemons earlier this month.

Clemons confirmed an investigation is on going and that if anyone has any information to please contact her office at 304-425-2710.