Police: Little River man inappropriately touched two young children

Police: Little River man inappropriately touched two young children
Zach Hicks (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A Little River man was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center Tuesday after allegedly touching two young children inappropriately.

Online jail records state 32-year-old Zach Daniel Hicks was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. He was released shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday on a $10,000 bond.

An incident report from the Horry County Police Department states Hicks allegedly touched the children inappropriately while they were in a Longs home.

The children’s ages were listed as 5 and 3. The alleged incident happened a year-and-a-half ago and the HCPD was notified by the Columbus County Department of Social Services in North Carolina, the report states.

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