(Scroll down for video) An elderly man who served as a priest at the
is in trouble
after he molested a young girl while his wife was outside their home. Summerville Foursquare
Police said that the 90-year-old man of
, invited the 14-year-old
girl into his room. Thomas Hoyt Tucker, sat on his bed and called his teenage
relative to come inside, according to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader. Summerville, Georgia
Tucker then asked the girl to look out the window and make sure that his wife was still out there. Tucker then grabbed the girl. He hugged her, grabbing her backside and groped her breasts. The girl allegedly told Tucker that she did not like what he was doing, and he let her go.
She then told another family member about the incident, and that person called police. Investigators said that Tucker knew exactly what he was doing and that the sexual assault was not the result of a mental slip.
The 90-year-old man was arrested and charged with sexual assault, and was later released on bail of $5,000. Reports have come to light after the incident which indicates that this was no incident in isolation, but Tucker was abusing children even when he was serving as the chief priest at the Foursquare church in Summerville.
Police has now launched a thorough investigation in to Tucker's behavior as a priest to determine other child molested cases. Reports say couple of known incidents were swept under the carpet by victim's parents due to their strong faith in the church.
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