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Live 5 Most Wanted: Robert Dewayne Anderson

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Friday, November 16, 2012 | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County sheriff's deputies are looking for 36 year old Robert Dewayne Anderson.

Anderson is wanted on charges of criminal sexual conduct with a minor and lewd act on a minor.

Investigators say he sexually assaulted a 14 year old girl.

"Crimes against children, it's an awful thing," said Detective Christina Smith.

Smith said Anderson allegedly sexually assaulted the girl back in February and August, 2012.

According to deputies, the young accuser spoke up when she was interviewed at the Lowcountry Children's Center.

"I think it's gonna be important to get him into custody in reference to this victim and bring some justice to her," Smith said. "We do not want to give him the opportunity to re-offend."

Smith said Anderson has promised several times to turn himself in.

A visit to the fugitive's home came up empty.

"Given the opportunity to turn himself in, given the opportunity to come in and give his side of the story, he failed at these attempts," Smith said. "It makes it even a little more important that to make sure we get this guy in custody.'

Anderson stands 5'9" and weighs about 180 pounds.

He may have a girlfriend in Goose Creek.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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