Investigators search child sex abuse suspect's home

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at the home of a Pawleys Island man suspected of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

On Tuesday, the Georgetown County Sheriff's Computer Crimes Investigators searched the home of 43-year-old Rhett Haskell Tison.

Authorities say several electronic storage devices were retrieved from Tison's home for forensic examination.

Officials with the sheriff's office say they have received several tips in the investigation and continue to follow up on leads. The sheriff's office says the investigation is ongoing and investigators continue to explore whether there are more victims.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in the investigation. Anyone with information that can aide investigators is urged to call the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at (843) 546-5101.

Anonymous tips can also be sent by using Text-A-Tip. Just dial 274637 from any text enabled cell phone, and text the word "GCSOTIP" followed by your message.

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