Elderly patient confesses to fondling 6-year-old boy

Charles Carley (provided)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- North Charleston police say they were contacted by a home healthcare nurse after her patient confessed to fondling a young boy.

According to the police report, the nurse went to check on her patient, 75-year-old Charles Carley, who told her that he had gotten caught touching the privates of a 6-year-old boy. The report says he also told the nurse he made the boy touch his privates but had to stop when the boy's mother walked in on them.

The nurse immediately called social services and reported the incident.

According to detention center records, Carley was charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 11 and has been released on a $25,000 bond.