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Texas Pastor arrested over alleged rape of 15 year old girl

by Donna Birrell

A married pastor in the United States has been arrested after allegedly drugging, grooming and raping a 15-year-old girl.

The Christian Post reports that Brain Pounds, the lead Pastor of First Assembly of God in Texas, has been charged with sexual assault of a child and delivery of a controlled substance to a child, according to a redacted arrest warrant.

It is alleged that the teenager had two sexual encounters with the 45 year old pastor.

Pounds is being held in Wichita County Jail with bail set at $200,000.

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