Rashawn Raiford charged with having sex with a minor on church property in Riviera Beach

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - A man was arrested Sunday by the Riviera Beach Police on charges that he was having sex with an underage girl at a church.

Police said that they were called to the The Victory Tabernacle of Prayer for All People located on W 20th Street around 3 p.m.

A church member who works as the head of security told police that he was checking the perimeter of the church when he saw two church members engaging in sexual activity.

The church member recognized both individuals, told them to stop and called the police.

The victim, according to investigators, is 15-years-old.

Rashawn Raiford  told police that he thought the victim was older and would not have done anything if he knew her real age.

Police arrested Raiford on charges of lewd and lascivious molestation of a person under the age of 16 and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Raiford is currently being held in the Palm Beach County Jail.

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