Police searching for man after sexual assault in West Ashley

Police searching for man after sexual assault in West Ashley

The Charleston Police Department is asking for the public's help looking for a man after a woman was sexually assaulted in West Ashley.

Police say they were called to the 1,800 block of Taberwood Circle near Willie Gaines Playground in around 4 p.m. The victim told officers she was approached from behind by a man near the entrance to the park. She said he made her to go in the park and forced her to have non-consensual sex with him.

James Grant is wanted for criminal sexual assault-2nd degree. A representative for the department says he is known to frequent the Hazelwood area in West Ashley.

Anyone with information about him can call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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