CPD makes arrest in sexual assault reported near USC campus

CPD makes arrest in sexual assault reported near USC campus

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a sexual assault that occurred last weekend on Barnwell Street near the University of South Carolina campus.

Police say Carlos Jovany Hernandez, 21, of West Columbia, turned himself in at police headquarters Wednesday morning. He is charged with criminal sexual assault and kidnapping.

Hernandez was taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. Bond was set at $300,000 cash surety in a hearing Wednesday morning.

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