DALY CITY -- A 69-year-old pastor was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a minor, police said.

Ventje Cornelis Singkoh was taken into custody just before 8 a.m. at his Daly City home, Daly City police Sgt. Harold Rolfes said.

He faces three charges of felony child molestation, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Singkoh is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday.

At the time of his arrest. Singkoh was working as a pastor at the IPAFC Church at 18th Avenue and Geary Boulevard in San Francisco, Rolfes said. The man has also held services at the Golden Gate Christian Church at 378 18th Avenue, the First Presbyterian Church at 195 Colfax Street in Concord and at his home in Daly City.

Anyone who believes they may have information related to the investigation may contact Daly City police Detective Ron Harrison at 650-991-8175.

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