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Crookston, MN (WDAY TV) - A local priest is under investigation for sexual misconduct of a minor allegations.

The Crookston Diocese was notified Friday afternoon regarding the accusations against Father Pat Sullivan.

The attorney for the victim, who was 15 at the time - says the alleged acts happened in 2008 at St. Mary's Mission in Red Lake.

Monsignor Mike Foltz says Father Sullivan was put on administrative leave from St. Elizabeth in Dilworth and St. Andrew's in Hawley during the investigation.

He adds that Father Sullivan claims to be innocent.

We'll have more on this story tonight at 10.

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