Myrtle Beach police investigating ‘forcible sodomy’ incident on Ocean Boulevard

Myrtle Beach police investigating ‘forcible sodomy’ incident on Ocean Boulevard
Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault at a popular downtown Myrtle Beach entertainment venue.

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Police are investigating Saturday after an alleged sexual assault in downtown Myrtle Beach.

Details are extremely limited at this time, but a spokesperson with the Myrtle Beach police department confirms an investigation is ongoing.

Information from an MBPD report says officers responded to the Gay Dolphin Arcade around 9:35 p.m. Friday in response to a sexual assault call. The report lists one victim but does not identify a suspect or victim by name.

Police detail the type of crime in the report as a sex offense/forcible sodomy incident.

“The [case] is still active and it is still early in the case,” writes Myrtle Beach Police spokesman Cpl. Tom Vest in a text message to WMBF News.

WMBF News will continue to update this developing story as more information is made available.

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