A Richmond pastor is behind bars and charged with kidnapping and molesting a child.
According to Richmond police, the victim is under 14 years old and a member of the pastor’s congregation.
On Friday, Victor Hernandez-Pineda, 53, was arrested by Richmond police in Oakland.
He is charged with multiple counts of kidnapping and continuously molesting a child.
Herrnandez-Pineda is a pastor at Iglesia Pentecostal Movimiento de Gloria, a Spanish-language Christian church on 3rd Street near MacDonald Avenue in Richmond.
Hernandez-Pineda is being held on a $7 million bail.
Police say there might be more victims.
“We do encourage anyone who has either been a victim or has information about the current investigation to reach out to our detectives or the family justice center,” Joseph said.