Report: Suspect chokes woman, sexually assaults her in bathroom

Report: Suspect chokes woman, sexually assaults her in bathroom
Geoffrey Pryor (J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman and then assaulting another person who was trying to help her.

Geoffrey Dennis Pryor, 50, is charged with criminal sexual conduct and assault and battery.

Horry County police were called Thursday morning to a home on Shannondora Street in the Myrtle Beach area of the county to an assault complaint.

They arrived, and the victims were located with several Myrtle Beach police officers and EMS.

One victim told officers she was in the bathroom getting cleaned up when Pryor entered the bathroom and began to choke her and sexually assault her. The police report states that she screamed for help and another person in the home tried to intervene but was physically assaulted and thrown out of the home.

The victim said she was able to get away from the assault and ran from the home.

Pryor has been released from jail on Friday.

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