Longs man accused of fondling minor

Eric Alston Stanley | Source: Horry County Police
Eric Alston Stanley | Source: Horry County Police

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - An 18-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly fondling a boy.

Eric Alston Stanley, of Longs, has been charged with criminal sexual conduct in the third degree.

Stanley reached for the boy's private area while the two were at a neighbor's house, according to a police report.

The victim stated he became uncomfortable and tried to leave, when Stanley offered to pay him $10 not to tell anyone about the incident.

Police arrested Stanley at his home. He was transported to J. Reuben Long detention center.

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