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Myrtle Beach man charged with sexual assault of 4-year-old

Myrtle Beach police are investigating the sexual assault of a 4-year-old girl and arrested a 24-year-old man, according to a police report.

The girl’s family went to the police department on Tuesday to report the incident, which occurred between July 19 and Monday in the 2000 block of Highway 15, police said.

Police later arrested Abel Hernandez and charged him with lewd act on a minor under the age of 16 and criminal sexual conduct with a minor, according to the report.

Additional details about the incident were not immediately available.