Minnesota Pastor Beat Boy, 12, With Electrical Cord Because Child 'Wanted To Test God,' Police Say

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‘The wind chill was well below zero when the 12-year-old boy limped his way through the snow to a stranger, wearing only basketball shorts and a t-shirt.

“Help me,” the boy yelled. He later revealed a black eye, large whip marks, scabs on his back and bruising on his arms, back side and legs – one the size of a football, according to police.

The boy had been running away from a church in Minneapolis, where police say a pastor physically abused him over the course of four days, repeatedly beating him with a two-by-four wooden plank and an electrical cord as punishment for rejecting his faith.’

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