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Myrtle Beach man accused of sexually assaulting 11-year-old girl

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Published: Sep. 9, 2021 at 10:12 AM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – A Myrtle Beach man has been charged after police say he sexually assaulted a child.

The incident happened in Myrtle Beach on Tuesday, according to arrest warrants. Police redacted a more specific location due to the nature of the allegations.

The warrants state the suspect, identified as 55-year-old William Johnson, held the 11-year-old victim down against her will and sexually assaulted her.

Police say the allegations were corroborated by a witness statement and forensic evidence.

Johnson was brought to the J. Reuben Long Detention Center and charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, age 11-14, and kidnapping.

As of Thursday morning, no bond has been set on his charges.

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