FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — On Thursday, Virginia State Police confirmed to WFXR News that a former pastor of Franklin Heights Church is charged with sexual battery of a minor.

Earlier this month, a grand jury in Franklin County indicted Mark Griffith for an incident that allegedly happened back in 1990.

Court records show the victim was under the age of 13 when the sexual battery incident reportedly took place.

Griffith was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 28, but has since been released.

This is a developing story and WFXR News will have more details as soon as they become available.