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Former minister arrested for sexual crime involving a child

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Posted at 1:22 PM, Nov 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-04 13:22:11-05

YORK COUNTY, Va -- A former youth minister is behind bars after being caught in a compromising situation with a young girl, according to WTKR.

Melvin Randall, 44, was arrested near a car parked in an alley between a garage and house on Old York-Hampton Highway Saturday night.

Police said when they went to investigate they found a seven-year-old girl putting her clothes on in the backseat.

Police arrested the former minister.

Randall is charged with Taking Indecent Liberties with a Child by Person in Custodial or Supervisory Relationship, a felony.

Deputies said Randall knows the girl involved in this case.