Report: Man sexually assaults 8-year-old girl

CHARLESTON, S.C.(WCIV) - A Charleston man was accused of sex crimes against a child after thegirl reported the crime to therapists.

According to an affidavit, 33-year-oldNathaniel Damon Hamilton was charged with first-degree criminal sexual conductwith a minor after he allegedly sexually violated an 8-year-old girl.

The investigation began afterthe girl told a therapist at the Lowcountry Children's Center that she had beenforced to have sex with Hamiltonduring 2009, the affidavit states.

Hamilton is acquaintances with the girl'sfamily, the affidavit states.

Hamilton is being held at the Al CannonDetention Center. A bond hearing has not been held.