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A woman who made the headlines after she was rescued from many years of torture and abuse as a young child has been accused of engaging in sexual encounters with a teenage girl.

The now-25-year-old Lauren Kavanaugh became known to many as “The Girl in the Closet” nearly two decades ago after it was discovered that she was living under a staircase and enduring several types of abuse at the hands of her parents, who were both sentenced to life in prison for the 6 years of mistreatment of the child.

Kavanaugh started a Facebook page to try to lend support to other people who had been through similar experiences and she reportedly made the acquaintance of a teenage girl through the page.

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When the mother of a teenage girl found a man who serves as a youth pastor in her daughter’s closet she reported the man when she suspected that he raped the girl.

24-year-old Wilfredo Flores, a youth pastor in Oklahoma City, has allegedly had a personal connection with a teenage girl since September of last year when she was 13-years-old.

Flores and the girl reportedly used Snapchat for communicating online since that time, and they saw each other in person at a church function a few months ago. Flores is accused of trying to encourage sexual contact with the girl, who is now 14, during the event but she was said to have turned him down, and he respected her wishes and left her alone.

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A teenage girl serving time at a juvenile jail in Orlando, Florida, has accused one of the facility guards of raping her and said that he warned her against reporting the incident by issuing threats to her.

26-year-old Marcus Leon James has been employed as a corrections officer at the Orange County Regional Juvenile Assessment and Detention Center for three-and-a-half years.

On Sunday, near 11:00 p.m., James reportedly ordered two young women to go to separate sections of the facility for cleaning duties. After the girls began their work James allegedly approached one of them, age 17, and took her to an empty office. When he got her alone he allegedly hit her, and sexually assaulted her by making her perform oral sex on him before he penetrated her until he ejaculated.

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A well-known youth evangelist from Alabama has been accused of several child sexual charges after a teenage boy reported that he was the victim of the man’s actions.

37-year-old Paul Edward Acton Bowen of Gadsden, Alabama, has worked as an evangelist in several mediums such as a weekly worldwide broadcast, a local Bible study for children, and lending his service to a local church for 12 years. Additionally, he was a chaplain at the Summer Olympics in London, and he is a best-selling author. He and his wife reside in Etowah County.

Authorities reported that three weeks ago a young boy between the ages of 12 and 16 came forward and alerted them that he had been a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of Bowen from 2006 through 2009. The alleged victim was reportedly an acquaintance of Bowen’s family, but due to his age, further personal details are not being disclosed.

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A Kentucky mom is facing charges after allegations that she forced her teenage daughter to consume copious amounts of liquor as a way to teach her a lesson.

34-year-old Miranda Gayle Polston arrived home on March 10 and discovered that her 14-year-old daughter had been helping herself to alcoholic beverages inside of her Somerset residence.

In an attempt to instill the dangers of drinking liquor Polston was said to have demanded that the young girl would take place in consuming an allegedly large amount of spirits against her will.

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A Crawfordsville, Indiana man is facing charges after two separate incidents were reported from two teenage girls who have accused him of sexually assaulting them.

In early February a 16-year-old girl confided in her father and shared information with him about how she was the alleged victim of a sexual assault that took place over the summertime in 2015.

The young woman explained to her dad that she and her sister accompanied the accused and one of his friends on a visit to his home so they could all watch a movie together. She said that while viewing the film she had been sexually assaulted by the man that she identified as Zachary W. Grater, who is now 22-years-old. She explained that she didn’t feel comfortable coming forward about the occurrence sooner because she was afraid that had they become aware, she would have suffered from her school peers treating her badly.

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A Panama City, Florida, dad and his teenage daughter are facing incest charges after they were spotted engaging in sexual intercourse.

39-year-old Justin Robert Bunn and his 19-year-old daughter Taylor Marie Bunn share a dwelling in Panama City.

On February 18 Bunn and his daughter were seen by a neighbor while they were purportedly in their backyard “having sexual intercourse in a missionary position,” as recorded in the official affidavit. The neighbor then reported what they had allegedly witnessed to the police.

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A man who crashed a wedding in Wisconsin took a blow from the bride when she learned he was allegedly acting in a lewd manner by touching and flirting with several of the teenage girls in attendance.

25-year-old William Dickinson and a male coworker had been hanging out in a local hotel bar and having drinks when they reportedly decided to crash a wedding in search of women.

Dickinson purportedly began acting inappropriately with teenage girls at the celebration. He approached two females, aged 17 and 18, and attempted to dance with them. They were uninterested in his advances and tried to move away from Dickinson, but according to the complaint, he asked the 18-year-old to join him in his hotel room. When the girls began moving away from Dickinson he reached out and grabbed the girl’s bottom.

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A teenage boy who stands accused of several felony sexual charges was taken into custody on Thursday for alleged criminal acts against at least six classmates from his previous high school.

Maysen Melton, now 16-years-old, was enrolled as a student at Shadow Ridge High School in Las Vegas. During a period spanning approximately one year which ended in March 2017, Melton purportedly engaged in sexual activity deemed as assault with four of his teenage classmates and victimized two others.

It is alleged that Melton forced some of the young girls to have sex with him, and he caused others harm through physical assault. In some cases, he demanded explicit photos with the intent of using them as blackmail. He was charged as an adult last May and placed on house arrest in June.

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On Christmas day, a high school soccer coach was placed under arrest for suspicion of human trafficking two teenage girls when he was found in the company of the young women after one of them called the authorities for help.

At nearly 3am on Monday, 911 received a call from a 17-year-old girl who reported that she was hiding from a man in a nearby vehicle who was waiting for her. She claimed that the man, identified as 34-year-old Elan Seagraves, had sexually assaulted her and forced her into prostitution.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department dispatched deputies to the scene where they located the girl in the yard, and they found Seagraves parked in a car nearby. They discovered a second teenage girl, also 17, sitting in the vehicle with Seagraves. Authorities posit they are both victims of human trafficking.