Walter Williams

According to WTNH reports, a Connecticut pastor has is facing charges of six counts of sexual assault against a minor.

It is believed that 59-year-old pastor Walter Williams had six sexual encounters with the minor, between July 2015 and April 2016.

The victim’s mother contacted police about the encounters after learning of them from her daughter's text messages.

After describing the encounters, police opened a full-scale investigation and found that the assault happened on six separate occasions with Williams, with two of them at the church.

Williams is currently being held on a $250,000 bond while he awaits trial.