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Arkansas pastor charged with rape of 15-year-old

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HELENA-WEST HELENA, AR (WMC) -

A pastor in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, is charged with rape.

Bishop Michael Jenkins Sr. has been arrested and charged with rape and sexual grooming of a 15-year-old church member.

The victim told police Jenkins raped her inside his mobile trailer in July.

She said she was dropped off at the pastor's home to play basketball with other teenagers, and while waiting for the others, Jenkins took her into the trailer and raped her.

Jenkins is the pastor of Church of the Living God in Helena-West Helena.

He was released on a $25,000 bond.

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