HANAHAN -- An online chat led to the arrest of a Moncks Corner man on a charge that he sexually assaulted a teenager.

Brian Michael Curtis, 32, of Journeys End Lane, has been charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor after the teenager and her mother reported the incident to Hanahan police in October. The suspect allegedly met the 14-year-old through an online chat group, Lt. Michael Fowler and the report said.

Curtis was released on $5,000 bail, according to the Berkeley County jail. Additional charges are expected to be filed, the police report said.