WASHINGTON — A North Carolina man volunteering as a youth pastor at a Haymarket, Virginia, church faces charges of sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl.
Prince William County police say Vincent Bowes, 22, sent the messages in August using the smartphone messenger Kik.
Police charged Bowes, a college student who served as a Park Valley Church volunteer, with attempted indecent liberties with a minor and criminal use of a cellphone.
Staff at the church learned about the messages and called police. The teen and Bowes never made contact, police say.
Bowes will be extradited from North Carolina.
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