Reports: Family friend arrested for inappropriate acts with 2 children

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 47-year-old Charleston man for criminal sexual conduct with two children in his care.

According to the incident report, the children's father came to deputies claiming his teenage daughter was victimized by Emmett Roger Craven.

Officials said Craven was a "trusted family friend" who often looked after the girl and her younger brother.

Affidavits claim that between May 22 and September 30 of this year, Craven was at the beach with the teenage girl and touched her inappropriately.

The 17-year-old victim said they were at Folly Beach in the water when Craven came up behind her and grabbed both of her breasts. He also asked multiple times to have sex with her and she refused. When she got out of the water, she said Craven slapped her on her bottom.

The girl also said that on 2011, when she was only 15, Craven showed her a pink sex toy and told her he would buy her one to keep at his house so she could use it any time she wanted.

The younger brother also brought complaints against Craven, saying that in November of 2011 the man told the then 12-year-old boy that he wanted to show him how to have sex.

The boy also claims that Craven showed him pornographic videos in September of this year, both on DVD and ordered through cable. The victim said this activity has been going on for about three years.

Craven is charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct (one in the first degree), giving obscene material to a minor and first degree assault and battery.

He was given a $150,000 bond.

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