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Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl

3:51 PM, Jan 22, 2014   |    comments
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Samuel Stevenson Watford (Image: Richland County Detention Center)

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies have arrested a man they say sexually assaulted a girl a decade ago.

Samuel Stevenson Watford, 41, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

According to deputies, the victim, who's now a teenager, recently confided in a family member about the incidents, which happened 10 years ago.

Officers say Watford assaulted the girl between January of 2003 and December of 2004. The family member contacted Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands, who in turn contacted the sheriff's department.

Deputies say Watford was an acquaintance of the girl's family.

 

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