Affidavit: Ex fathered child with girlfriend's daughter, 12

CHARLESTON, S.C.(WCIV) - A Charleston man was accused of sex crimes against a child after hisex-girlfriend accused him of fathering a child with her 12-year-old daughter.

According to an affidavit,37-year-old Anthony Karen Hicks was charged with second-degree criminal sexualconduct with a minor after he allegedly carried on a sexual relationship with a13-year-old girl for nearly a year.

The investigation began afterthe girl told her therapist that she had been having sex with Hicks since shewas 12 and had, on Sept. 29, given birth to his child, the affidavit states.

The relationship went on whileHicks was also in a relationship with the girl's mother.

The girl's mother toldinvestigators that she had once walked in on Hicks and her daughter lyingtogether while her pants and underwear were pushed down.

Hicks is being held at the AlCannon Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.