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Man charged in Kingstree kidnapping, sexual assault

(Source: WCSO) (Source: WCSO)

A Kingstree man is behind bars after allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman, officials say.

According to investigators, Bobby Joe Fulton, 53, was jailed on $40,000 bond after beating and sexually assaulting the 26-year-old.

Investigators believe Fulton attacked the victim with a blunt object, beat her in the face, sexually assaulted and choked the woman after taking her to his house on Kindale Park Road. 

The sexual assault was reported to Williamsburg County sheriff's deputies the morning of Saturday, Aug. 20. 

The victim's injuries were treated at an area hospital.

Fulton was charged with criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping. 

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