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Grand jury will hear sex abuse case against Shelby County doctor

Ruepert Bryan's June booking photo. (Source: Shelby County Jail) Ruepert Bryan's June booking photo. (Source: Shelby County Jail)
SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

A Shelby County doctor charged with sex abuse will not get a reduced bond.

A judge also bound Ruepert Bryan's case over to a grand jury.

Bryan, 80, is also charged with production of obscene matter.

Bryan's lawyers unsuccessfully tried to get him reduced bond in June as well.

He was arrested in June and booked into the Shelby County Jail on a $500,000 bond. 

Investigators say they have identified more than one victim but because they are minors, they could not tell us more about them.

Sheriff John Samaniego believes there are more victims and he is encouraging them to contact his office.

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