Suspect in Elderly Woman’s Sexually Assault in Police Custody

COLUMBIA,SC(WOLO)-A man accused of sexually assaulting an elderly female at a medical center Friday is now in police custody.

Officers with the Columbia Police Department say,Charles Lamb,46,  is accused of sexually assaulting the victim inside of a restroom stall at 9 Richland Medical Park Drive Friday afternoon. Lamb is also accused of trying to steal money from her purse.

The crime was interrupted when a witness walked into the restroom, causing Lamb to run away from the scene.

The victim suffered from head injuries during a struggle and was medically treated at the scene.

Officers have outstanding arrest warrants for Lamb. Once located, he will be charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct – First Degree, Kidnapping, Strong Armed Robbery and Trespassing.

 

 

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