Man accused of fondling teenage girl at haunted house in Cottageville

Man accused of fondling teenage girl at haunted house in Cottageville

COTTAGEVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A Walterboro man has been arrested for fondling a girl inside a haunted house in Cottageville.

Cottageville Police charged 54-year-old Clovis Bell, Jr. with criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Bell was a volunteer at the haunted house, police said.

According to the report, the incident happened last Thursday afternoon.

The report states the 16-year-old girl said Bell poured fake blood on her chest and commented on her breasts.

Police said the teen then wanted to go somewhere else in the haunted house and while leaving, Bell allegedly touched her rear.

Bell is being held in the Dorchester County Detention Center.

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