Charleston Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 6-year-old

December 5, 2017, 9:20 am EST | Share:

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WTAT-TV) — Charleston Police have arrested a 53-year-old man after they say he sexually assaulted a 6-year-old.

Police say Lavalyea Shockley was at a residence on Saturday when, later in the night, the mother heard the child screaming.

A police report shows that the mother ran into the room and found Shockley laying on the side of the bed.

Shockley was charged with third-degree sexual assault of a minor.

A check Tuesday morning shows Shockley was still in jail.