Fort Wayne Pastor Arrested on 4 Charges of Child Molesting (with Video)

By Nina Settappa

December 6, 2012 Updated Dec 6, 2012 at 10:14 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Fort Wayne pastor arrested on charges of repeatedly molesting a foster child in his care.

The Journal Gazette reports, 50 year old James M. Burton was booked into the Allen County Jail on four counts of felony child molesting on Wednesday. Burton has been serving as pastor of Greater Faith Baptist Church, according to the church's Facebook page.

Burton is accused of inappropriately touching a girl younger than 14. The alleged crime was reported by the child at her school. The girl told investigators the molestations began when she was six or seven years old.

She and her sister had reportedly been living at Burton's home for two years, but were recently removed.

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