Mt. Pleasant man accused of sexual contact with children

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) -- A Mount Pleasant man was arrested over the weekend after allegations surfaced that he had inappropriate sexual contact with children.

According to the police department, 50-year-old Gerig Huggins was charged with ill treatment of a child stemming from the allegations.

Police say they were notified by a teen that he and his brother had been sexually assaulted by Huggins a couple years ago when they were living in Woodstock, Ga.

According to a report, one of the victims that he did not say anything at the time because "he thought it'd go away."