Report: NC teen may have been slipped roofie in sex assault case

Anthony Turner (Source: Myrtle Beach Police)
Anthony Turner (Source: Myrtle Beach Police)

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police are investigating after someone tried to sexually assault a 15-year-old North Carolina girl.

Officers were flagged down in the area of Seventh Avenue North and Flagg Street around 1:30 a.m. Sunday by a man who said he saw the Asheville, NC teen fall out of a parked vehicle and hit her head on the pavement. The man said he heard the girl, who officers said appeared intoxicated, was given a roofie, according to a police report.

The report stated that further investigation revealed an attempted criminal sexual conduct with a minor occurred.

Officers arrested Anthony Turner, 19, of Nyack, NY, and Emmet Meekan, 19, also of Nyack, and charged them in connection with the case.

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