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LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) - On Friday, agents with SLED said a Laurens County man has been charged after assaulting a minor.

According to the agency, and investigation into 45-year-old Leon Symes Deitz was requested by the Laurens County Sheriff's Office. After investigating, Deitz was charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct.

SLED said Deitz was booked at the Laurens County Detention Center. 

The case will be prosecuted by the 8th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

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