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New Charges Against Alleged Christian Mingle Rapist — Carolyn Costello Reports

LA MESA — New charges involving two different alleged victims have been filed against a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met through the dating website ChristianMingle.com.

Sean Patrick Banks, 37, a former lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, is charged with the alleged rape of an intoxicated person, as well as a separate incident in which he allegedly attempted to dissuade a witness from talking to police.

The alleged assault happened in November at the home of a woman who Banks met on the website using the name ‘Rarity.”

Now, a second woman has come forward claiming she narrowly escaped becoming his next victim.

Carolyn Costello reports.

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