Investigators seeking info in abuse case

Tyler Bryce Reid, 46, was arrested last weekend on seven counts of sexual abuse of a minor

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The Alaska Bureau of Investigation is seeking information on people they believe may have been abused by a Kasilof man.

Tyler Bryce Reid, 46, was arrested last weekend on seven counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree, including one count involving a victim under the age of 13.

Court documents identify at least seven incidents of alleged abuse by Reid involving multiple victims that occurred between June 2014 and June 2018.

“Given the time span of alleged incidents and multiple victims, ABI has concerns that there may be other victims who have not been identified,” the bureau wrote in a May 15 dispatch.

Investigator Edwin J. Anderson wrote in an affidavit accompanying the charging documents that the Soldotna Major Crimes Unit first received a report from the Office of Children’s Services in February alleging that Reid had sexually abused a minor, and that the investigation has been ongoing since Reid’s arrest on May 13.

Anyone with knowledge about potential victims are encouraged to contact the Soldotna Major Crime Units at 907-262-4453. Anonymous tips may also be submitted at dps.alaska.gov/tips, through the Alaska Department of Public Safety’s AKTips smartphone app or by texting AKTips to 847411.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com.

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