Rev. Michael Clare, of West Harrison, sentenced to 5 years in prison for raping 2 teenage girls

A West Harrison minister has been sentenced to five years in prison for raping two teenage girls. The Rev. Michael Clare, 41, pleaded guilty to

The Reverend Michael Clare, 41, pleaded guilty to two counts of rape.

The Reverend Michael Clare, 41, pleaded guilty to two counts of rape. (1/30/14)

WEST HARRISON - A West Harrison minister has been sentenced to five years in prison for raping two teenage girls.

The Rev. Michael Clare, 41, pleaded guilty to two counts of rape.

Clare, a pastor at the Harvest Worship Center International in the Bronx, admitted to having sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl at his home in 2007 and with a 14-year-old girl in 2009.

Clare waived his right to an appeal and will have to register as a sex offender when he's released from prison.

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