Man wanted for assault on Johns Island minor arrested in Florida

U.S. marshals, working alongside the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, have arrested Mijail Surec-Garcia, a 22-year-old man wanted on charges of performing a lewd act on a minor, criminal sexual conduct and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The minor mentioned above is a 12-year-old Johns Islander.

Surec-Garcia was was arrested in Boca Raton, Fla. on Friday afternoon while he was working on a construction job site. He is being held in a Palm Beach jail while he awaits extradition back to South Carolina.

Live 5 News has the most complete coverage of the case thus far; read it here.

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