Crime
Crime

14-Year-Old Charged With Criminal Sexual Conduct After Videotaping Toddler Performing Sex Act On Her

| by Sean Kelly

A 14-year-old girl in Orangeburg, South Carolina, was charged with criminal sexual conduct after a video was posted to Facebook showing her forcing a toddler to perform a sex act on her.

After the disturbing video was posted, concerned residents reported it to authorities. One citizen provided police with information on the teen’s identity and location.

“Multiple law enforcement agencies in the county were swamped with calls Thursday when a video was shared on Facebook,” Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said. “Our officers responded to a concerned citizen who provided information about the juvenile and the incident location. Our investigation indicates the teen recorded the video and sent it to a male friend.”

The girl is now being held at the Orangeburg Department of Juvenile Justice, according to Ravenell. Two other children, who were in the home where the incident occurred at the time, were taken into custody by Social Services.

“This is a devastating case where an innocent child is being abused and taken advantage of by someone whom the child should have been able to trust,” Ravenell added.

Sources: The State, Fox 8 / Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons