D.C. priest charged with child sexual abuse

Urbano Vazquez (Shrine of the Sacred Heart Website)

A priest has been arrested after police said he put his hands down a teen's shirt over three years ago.

DC Police said Urbano Vazquez, 46, sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in May 2015.

He presided at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart in Northwest Washington.

Vazquez was arrested and charged with second-degree child sexual abuse Wednesday.

The Archdiocese of Washington released the following statement in regard to the incident:

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