Teenager accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Walterboro Public Safety Department say they are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl by a 16-year-old boy.

On Tuesday morning, an officer responded to Colleton County Medical Center in reference to a possible sexual assault.

The 15-year-old victim said the suspect is a friend of the family who forced himself into her room at her home on Sharon Drive.

According to the victim, the suspect sat on her bed and began pulling her pants down. The victim said she told the suspect no several times, but the suspect continued.

An incident report states the suspect was able to pull her shorts down and get on top of her.

The victim reported the suspect then sexually assaulted her. The victim said after the suspect left her room, she locked her door and waited until her mother came home.

Authorities are continuing the investigation.

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