Church youth-group leader arrested on sex assault charges

MIDDLETOWN TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- A church youth-group leader has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting two teenage girls at his church, the Bucks County District Attorney's Office said.

22-year-old Michael Walusimbi of Bensalem turned himself into authorities Monday.

He's accused of sexually assaulting two girls, ages 13 and 15, on separate occasions while working at Oxford Valley Chapel in Middletown Township.

Walusimbi is charged with institutional sexual assault, attempted institutional sexual assault, indecent assault, attempted indecent assault, felony corruption of minors and misdemeanor corruption of minors.

Bail was set at $50,000, 10 percent cash.

Authorities are encouraging any other victims to come forward, as it has been alleged that the suspect may have assaulted others. Anyone with information is asked to contact Middletown police.
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