NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick ​pastor ​is facing charges over improper sexual contact with a 17-year-old girl, authorities announced on December 1.

Manuel Mora, 52 of South Brunswick, is the pastor for the All Nations Christian Church in New Brunswick, which holds church meetings and activities at the Hub City Teen Center. 

He was arrested on December 1, following an investigation by the New Brunswick police and county ​authorities, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

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While investigating Mora, authorities determined that he had an ongoing sexual relationship with the girl, who lived in New Brunswick.

Mora is being held at the Middlesex County jail with no bail, and faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sexual contact.

Editor Daniel J. Munoz,