KENNESAW, Ga. - Kennesaw Police arrested Pastor John Pinkston of Kennesaw's Congregation Church of God Seventh Day on Wednesday and charged him with felony child molestation and felony sexual battery.
Pinkston, a Dallas resident, is accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl at the church between July 17 and August 22. The girl's parents notified police after the girl told her parents of the improper contact.
He is accused of touching the girl after reaching inside her pants.
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Police said they took Pinkston into custody after investigating the claims. He was released after posting $35,000 bond.
Kennesaw Police are asking that anyone who may have information about Pinkston to call 770-422-2505.