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Tucson man arrested for sexual exploitation of MN minor

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TUCSON, Ariz. (KTTC/KVOA) -- A joint investigation between Rochester police and police in Tucson, Arizona has lead to the arrest of a 67-year-old man suspected of having an online relationship with a 13-year-old girl that included sharing child pornography.

Rochester police started the investigation of 67-year-old Gary Duane Keith of Tucson, Ariz. after determining he was portraying himself as a young teen.

Wednesday, the Tuscon police Internet Crimes Against Children's Task Force served a search warrant at the suspect's residence in Tuscon.

During the search, detectives found multiple videos containing child pornography. They also obtained evidence of the suspect's communication with the young girl here in Minnesota.

67-year old Gary Duane Keith was arrested and booked into the Pima County Jail for 4 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Further charges are pending at this time.

Detectives say Keith assisted in youth ministry at a local church in Tucson. Tucson police say they're concerned he may have had inappropriate contact with other juveniles, as well.

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