Police arrest man in connection with 2014 sexual assault of 15-year-old in Surfside Beach

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Ira Morrison (Courtesy: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Police arrested a man in connection with a 2014 sexual assault of a 15-year-old in Surfside Beach.

Ira Thomas Morrison, 66, of Winnsboro, was arrested June 10 and charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Police were called April 27 by a detective for the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office after a forensic interview. The detective stated that the victim reported they were sexually assaulted by Morrison in Surfside Beach in 2014.

Morrison was released from J. Reuben Long Detention Center on a $10,000 bond, according to booking records.

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