When your abuser lives next door

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - There are laws barring sex offenders from living within a certain distance of a school, daycare, or other places where children gather. Your home, however, is not included in the limitations.

What if the person living right next door to you is a sex offender? One Grand Strand resident is outraged that after a suspect is convicted in the sexual offense of his daughter, the convicted offender continues to live next door.

How often does this happen and how can you protect your family if you do live next to a convicted criminal? Join WMBF News Anchor Heather Biance Monday at 11 p.m. as she delves into your rights when a convicted sex offender moves in next door.

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