A restaurant employee was arrested around the weekend after he allegedly followed a young girl into the cafe toilet.
Richland County sheriff’s deputies have charged Manuel Cuim, 18, with first degree legal sexual conduct with a minimal and kidnapping after they have been termed to El Poblano Restaurant on Dutch Fork Street on Friday.
A female below the age of 11 went into the restaurant toilet Friday when Cuim, who labored in the restaurant, allegedly followed her inside of and “touched the kid inappropriately,” in accordance to a launch from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.
The female managed to fight off her attacker, and named out to her mother or father, who rushed into the restroom. Cuim was apprehended at the scene. Deputies also viewed surveillance footage that confirmed him next the girl into the toilet.
The cafe is positioned a mile from Lake Murray Elementary Faculty.
Cuim was arrested at the scene and transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Centre.