A Ladson man is charged with sexual assault on a minor several years after the alleged incident.
A woman called Charleston police Oct. 4 to report a sexual assault on a minor, according to the incident report from the Charleston Police Department.
Corey Elijah Hegwood, 23, of Cherry Circle in Ladson was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Heís being held in the Charleston County jail.
Hegwood is accused of grabbing a girl by the hair in a Charleston apartment and forcing her to have oral sex with him between 2004 and 2009, when she was between 5 and 10 years old, according to the court affidavit.
The arrest was based on the victimís verbal statement, her forensic interview with a therapist at Lowcountry Childrenís Center, and an interview with the woman who called police, according to the affidavit.
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