Girl Scout leader accused of raping 15-year-old troop member

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There seems to be something a little off about a male Girl Scout leader. Isn't Girl Scouts all about having female mentors and role models to make you a stronger young lady? This is just disgusting.

Police say a Girl Scout troop leader in Fairbault is charged with allegedly raping a 15-year-old troop member and taking naked photos of her.

According to the complaint, the girl said he came to her house when her parents weren't home. She says he taped her mouth, ripped her clothes off, and forced himself on her. Her siblings were downstairs, but couldn't hear her crying. She also said he has taken naked photos of her and her 13-year-old sister.

Police said the man admitted to having sexual contact with the troop member at least five times within the past year at her home, but never used forced. OK, as if that makes it better. She's 15, you freak.

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