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Concord pastor arrested for child sex crimes out on bond

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Robert Bradley Price (Mecklenburg County Jail) Robert Bradley Price (Mecklenburg County Jail)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A former pastor at a Concord Church facing several charges of sex crimes against children in Cabarrus and Mecklenburg Counties turned himself into investigators on Monday.

Robert "Bobby" Bradley Price, 46, is charged with five counts of indecent liberties with a child in Mecklenburg County and several other charges in Cabarrus County, according to records.

Price was reportedly living outside of the country in Central America and had to return to the United States. Price bonded out of jail Tuesday evening.

Price spent 12 years leading youth at Kings Way Baptist Church in Concord. His brother is now the lead pastor.

"I was glad to hear that he's come back to face these allegations," said his brother, Pastor Rusty Price.

 Price can be heard on a YouTube video thanking the church for the opportunity to be with them every Sunday. The caption says it was a sermon from February 13, 2011.

In January, a 23-year-old man came forward to CMPD to report he was molested several times by Price from 2000 to 2004 at Price's former home.

The alleged victim is not related to Price.

In 2009, another alleged victim came forward to Concord Police claiming he was sexually assaulted by Price at the church years prior.

Concord Police reopened the case after the Charlotte alleged victim also came forward and reported to them.

Several weeks after the Charlotte police report was filed, Price was still preaching at the church, according to a YouTube video.

His picture is no longer on the church web site.

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