SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A township pastor of a New Brunswick church is charged with having “an ongoing” sexual relationship with a city teen, officials said Friday.
According to a Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Press release Friday afternoon, Kendall Park resident, and All Nations Church pastor Manuel Mora, 52, was arrested and charged today with having sex with a 17-year-old New Brunswick female on “an ongoing” basis.
He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child in the third degree and criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree, police said.
According to police, the charges were filed during an investigation conducted by Detective William Coleman of the New Brunswick Police Department and Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Mora is currently being held at the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center in North Brunswick, police said.
The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Coleman of the New Brunswick Police Department at (732) 745-5200, or Detective Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4194.