POLICE: Scott Co., Indiana youth pastor arrested on child seduct - WDRB 41 Louisville News

POLICE: Scott Co., Indiana youth pastor arrested on child seduction charges

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Police in Scott County, Indiana arrested a man on child seduction charges.

Police in Scott County say 37-year-old Brien Stout, of Scottsburg, turned himself into the Scott County Circuit Court Tuesday morning relating to charges of child seduction and obstruction of justice.

Detectives with the Indiana State Police were contacted by the Scott County Division of Family and Children last month and received a request to conduct an investigation of an allegation of child seduction involving a youth pastor from a Scott County Church.

During the investigation, detectives discovered that Stout had befriended a juvenile member of the youth group he was pastoring.

Stout then allegedly engaged in inappropriate conduct with the juvenile in of June of this year.

The investigation also allegedly discovered that some electronic conversations between the juvenile and Stout had been tampered with.

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