Charleston man arrested on sexual assault charge against minor
Charleston County deputies today arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a minor.
The victim, a 13-year-old girl, told a forensic interviewer with the Lowcountry Childrenís Center that her grandmotherís boyfriend assaulted her in 2007 when she was between 8 and 9 years old, an incident report states.
Deputies arrested Henry Brockington, 55, of Bear Swamp in Charleston and charged him with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
Brockington is accused of assaulting the girl while she rested on a couch, according to an affidavit.
The girl told the interviewer that Brockington only stopped the assault when he heard a family member enter the home, the affidavit said.
Brockington is being held at the Charleston County jail.