ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has put a Roseville priest on leave after receiving what it is calling a credible allegation that he sexually abused a minor in the 1980s.

The Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick is pastor at Corpus Christi parish and St. Rose of Lima parish and school.

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Interim Archbishop Bernard Hebda announced the decision on Thursday and says police have been notified.

Hebda says Fitzpatrick will not exercise any priestly ministries while the investigation is ongoing.

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Messages left for Fitzpatrick were not immediately returned.

Fitzpatrick was ordained in 1973.

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