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Man accused of molesting girls in Columbia and Kershaw County

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Charles Richard Bradberry (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center) Charles Richard Bradberry (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A Columbia man has been arrested and accused of molesting girls in two counties.  Investigators say one of the victims is a 10-year-old relative.

Columbia Police arrested 33-year-old Charles Richard Bradberry at a home on River Hill Circle Monday.  He is charged with criminal sexual conduct in Columbia, while investigators in Kershaw County are working on filing similar charges against him.

While living in Kershaw County, investigators there say Bradberry molested a 10-year-old relative and the 14-year-old daughter of his former girlfriend.  Kershaw County Sheriff's investigators learned he was living in Columbia with his girlfriend and the 10-year-old alleged victim.

DSS was notified and the 10-year-old was taken into protective custody.

The mother of the 14-year-old reported to Columbia Police that her daughter had been molested.  The teen told investigators the molestation occurred in November of 2012.

Investigators say the 10-year-old told them she was molested in Columbia and Kershaw County.

Bradberry is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Department says Bradberry has previous arrests for several charges, including criminal domestic violence, kidnapping and violation of a protective order. 

Investigators are looking for other possible victims in this case.  If you have something to report, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.

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