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Black Collar Crime: Evangelical Youth Pastor Wesley Lamb Accused of Having Sex With Minor

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Wesley Lamb, youth pastor at Belton Assembly of God Ministries in Belton, Missouri, stands accused of having sex with a 14-year-old church girl.

KSHB-4 reports:

A former youth pastor at the Belton Assembly of God Ministries is accused of two counts of statutory rape.

According to court documents, the 28-year-old former church worker, Wesley Ian Lamb, is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl who attended the church twice in early September.

The first alleged assault is said to have happened on Sept. 1 in a minivan. The victim told detectives she was too scared to tell anyone.

The youth pastor allegedly said it would not happen again. He had been tutoring the teen at his home on Fridays, according to both parties.

he victim told police it happened again, about a week later.

She said Lamb guided her upstairs, took off her clothes and she went into shock before he had sex with her.

The victim said Lamb’s wife walked upstairs and started yelling at her husband.

However, when police interviewed the wife, she said she did not see them having sex.

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