A couple was arrested having sex on the steps of a downtown Charleston church Thursday night, according to police.

Charleston police received several calls about 10:40 p.m. that the couple was having sex on the steps of Second Presbyterian Church at Meeting and Charlotte streets, according to the incident report. The officer said the area was well lit and he witnessed them in the act.

Thomas L. Duncan, 54, whose address is listed as Crisis Ministries on Meeting Street in Charleston, and Theresia Ann Sanders, 56, of Marilyn Drive in North Charleston were both charged with indecent exposure.

The officer said that as he told Duncan to get dressed, Sanders replied, "I'm just so embarrassed!"

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