Provo photographer accused of sexually abusing models

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PROVO (News4Utah)- A 32-year-old photographer was arrested after officials say he sexually abused several of his clients.

Police say on at least four occasions Kyle Navarrete “touched” and “adjusted” the genitals of four different teenage boys after convincing them to model in their underwear to “make a modeling career”.

One one occasion, a victim claimed Navarrete forced them to perform sexual acts.

Officials received complaints from August until the end of November this year.

A search warrant was executed oh Navarrete’s home and vehicle. He is facing four counts of felony forcible sex abuse and one count of forcible sodomy.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the toll-free Statewide 24-hour Sexual Violence Crisis and Information Hotline at Rape & Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1-888-421-1100. The Utah Coalition against Sexual Assault (UCASA) reminds people there are 11 community-based sexual violence services in Utah. Click here for locations.

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