Deputies arrest man accused of sexually assaulting child

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A 28-year-old man is behind bars accused of sexually assaulting a child at his home in Ladson.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office arrested Matthew Lee Glidden on Monday and charged him with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and committing a lewd act on a child.

Authorities say the incidents, which all took place at a home on Jenwood Street, were reported to the sheriff's office on April 2, 2013.

An affidavit states that between May 1, 2009 and Aug. 31, 2009, Glidden sexually assaulted the child when she was 8 years old.

Two years later, between May 1, 2011 and May 31, 2011, Glidden is accused of committing a lewd act on the child.

According to an affidavit, Glidden also sexually assaulted the victim in December of 2012 and between March 29, 2013 and April 1, 2013.

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