Deputies apprehend man wanted for lewd act on child

Ronald Blankenship Jr. (Source: GCSO)
Ronald Blankenship Jr. (Source: GCSO)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office says they have located the 31-year-old man accused of committing a lewd act on a child under 16.

Deputies were looking for Ronald Gene Blankenship Jr., who resides in the Andrews area, but was believed to be in Georgetown County. 

He was located shortly after media outlets reported information provided by the sheriff's office.

Blankenship has been taken to the Georgetown County Detention Center for processing.

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