Church leader accused of abusing kids in Norwalk faces new charges in Bridgeport
A church youth leader accused of abusing children in Norwalk is facing new charges in Bridgeport, according to court records.
As News 12 reported, Jean Bernard is accused of sexually abusing two children in Norwalk. Investigators say there may be more victims.
Bernard was arraigned on charges of sexual assault, risk of injury to a minor and tampering with a witness.
Both victims told police the abuse happened at the Mont De Oliviers Seventh Day Adventist Church in the men's bathroom or rooms without cameras.
Reports say the abuse began when the victims were about 6 years old.
According to the court system, Bernard is facing new sex assault charges out of Bridgeport.
There are two victims in the Bridgeport cases, and they are both children, according to police.
Bernard is charged with sexual assault in the first degree, sexual assault in the fourth degree and risk of injury to a minor.