Police: Man arrested for fondling 13-year-old girl

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Investigators arrested a 52-year-old man they say fondled a 13-year-old girl at a West Ashley home Saturday night.

The Charleston Police Department charged Anthony Glenn Mizell with lewd act upon a child under 16. On Saturday night, officers responded to a home on Dupont Road in reference to a fondling incident.

A witness told police that Mizell had been drinking throughout the day and around the evening hours began to make inappropriate comments to her. At one point the witness said that Mizell attempted to get her to a bedroom, at which time she threw her hands up and pushed him away.

A police report says that Mizell then began to call a 13-year-old girl over to him. According to investigators, Mizell approached the girl, began to touch her face and touched her inappropriately.

The witness saw the incident, shouted at Mizell and ran with the girl to a nearby home and called police. Police then arrived and arrested Mizell.

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