Man charged with sexual assaulting middle school student

Shannon Simmons (Source: Conway Police)
Shannon Simmons (Source: Conway Police)

Conway, SC - CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Conway Police have charged a 31-year-old man with sexually assaulting a minor after he turned himself in to police Friday.

According to Conway Police spokeswoman Catina Hipp, Shannon D. Simmons, of Conway, is charged with second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor age 11-14.

Investigators say officers at Conway Middle School were alerted to the incident on Friday. The victim told police that Simmons sexually assaulted her in his home in March while she was visiting Simmons' daughter.

Bond was set at $50,000.

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