A father and son in Washington County are accused of sexually abusing young girls.
Bryan Payne, 46, and Lynn Payne, 72, were both arrested July 12 and arraigned in court Monday. Bryan Payne is charged with sex abuse, unlawful sexual penetration and encouraging child sex abuse. His father is charged with unlawful sexual penetration and sodomy.
They both pleaded not guilty. Their bail is $500,000 each.
Investigators said they sexually abused at least two different girls under the age of 10 years old. Deputies said the abuse primarily occurred at Bryan Payne's home on Southwest Washington Drive in Metzger. His father lives at the home, as well.
Washington County sex crime detectives strongly believe there are additional victims. It was not uncommon for Bryan Payne to provide babysitting services for friends and neighbors, according to deputies.
If you have any information, please call the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 503-846-2500.
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