JOHN HORTON
JOHN HORTON
Greenwood County deputies arrested a Greenwood man early Friday morning following reports that a teenage girl was sexually abused.

John Horton, 32, of 202 Bluff Road, was charged with statutory rape/criminal sexual conduct with a minor in connection with the incident.

Greenwood County deputies responded to Self Regional Medical Center on June 18, where they met the 12-year-old victim and her mother, who told nurses someone sexually assaulted her child.

According to a Greenwood County incident report, the sexual misconduct began in 2012 and lasted until the day she reported it to nurses. The suspect was known to the family.