Effingham man charged with lewd act on minor

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) The Florence County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 33-year-old Effingham man deputies say inappropriately touched a 6-year-old child.

Capt. Mike Nunn, spokesman for the Florence County Sheriff's Office, said deputies have arrested Jose Guzman and charged him with committing a lewd act upon a minor under the age of 16 years.

Investigators have not released further details about the crime, such has when the incident allegedly happened and how Guzman might have known the victim.

Nunn said Guzman is being held at the Florence County Sheriff's Office awaiting a bond hearing.

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