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MBPD: Man arrested for criminal sexual conduct with a minor

David James Welsh, Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department David James Welsh, Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police arrested an 18-year-old man Saturday for Sex or Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor between 11 and 14-years of age, according to a Myrtle Beach Police Department report.

Police arrested 18-year-old David James Welsh who lives on Oak Drive in Myrtle Beach. Corporal Bishop Gibson with the MBPD said the information they received indicates the incident occurred in April 2012.

Corporal Gibson said the victim spoke with a social worker at MUSC in Charleston, where she said she had been sexually assaulted by a friend.

Police began an investigation and arrested Welsh, a friend of the victims' sister, around 1 p.m. Saturday.

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