CULPEPER, Va. (WUSA9)- A man was arrested on Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old boy while at a church event, police said.

Thomas H. Clement, 62, of Clifton, was charged with two counts of felony Aggravated Sexual Battery of a Minor, police said.


"The alleged sexual assault occurred during a church-sanctioned youth group camping trip. The church is located in Fairfax County," police said

The camping trip was at Burke Lake Park in Fairfax County, police said in a news release.

In a February 2013 complaint received by Virginia State Police Special Agent J.B. Root, the male victim alleged that Clement sexually assaulted him in October 2009.

State Police ask that anyone with information related to this incident or Clement contactSpecial Agent Root at (540) 829-7744.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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