Priest Removed After Being Accused of Sexual Misconduct
April 3, 2016
SCRANTON-LACKAWANNA COUNTY(WBRE/WYOU)- The Diocese of Scranton has removed a priest after receiving reports of sexual misconduct.
Reverend Martin Boylan was most recently serving as pastor at Saint Patrick's Parish in West Scranton.
But the alleged abuse happened in Wayne County.
The alleged abuse was reported on Friday and diocese officials say they immediately notified the Wayne County District Attorney.
According to a statement released by the Diocese the accused -- who is now an adult -- was a child at the time of the alleged abuse.