Man charged with sexually assaulting 2 women in the 80’s

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff's Department says they arrested a North Charleston man Tuesday on charges that he sexually assaulted two women in the 1980s.

Sheriff Leon Lott said 64-year-old Philip Gerald Simoneaux was arrested after the sheriff's department received information from the two victims who said Simoneaux molested them.

The women detailed two different cases, one from 1985 when one of them was 13 years old and the other from 1989 when the other woman was 16 years old.

Simoneaux has been charged with sexual assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct and criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Simoneaux was taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. There has been no word on a bond hearing.

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