- Associated Press - Friday, June 2, 2017

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Police say a church pastor in California has been arrested on suspicion of six counts of sexual assault, including incidents involving children.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (https://bit.ly/2qK03WT ) 47-year-old Victor Elizandro Tax-Gomez was arrested Thursday in Menlo Park.

Investigators said that both adults and children might have been sexually assaulted by the pastor. Police say several victims reported to authorities what happened to them.

Among the six crimes police accuse Tax-Gomez of committing are sexual penetration with a foreign object of a juvenile under 16 and committing a lewd act with a child under 14.

Tax-Gomez is a pastor at the El SeƱor Justicia Nuestra Church. The church could not be reached on Thursday for comment.

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Information from: San Francisco Chronicle, https://www.sfgate.com

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