Deputies: Man arrested for sexually assaulting minor

Pictured: Ronald Gene Blankenship, Jr. (GCSO)
Pictured: Ronald Gene Blankenship, Jr. (GCSO)

GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) - Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators have arrested a man they say sexually assaulted a minor last month.

Ronald Gene Blankenship, Jr., 31, has been charged with Lewd Act, Committing or Attempting Lewd Act Upon Child Under 16.

Deputies say the Andrews resident reportedly sexually assaulted a minor on July 27 on Soapberry Street.

Blankenship turned himself in at the sheriff's office around 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 2.

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