Florence man charged with criminal sexual conduct involving 5-year-old girl, deputies say

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FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – Deputies say a Florence man has been charged with criminal sexual conduct involving a 5-year-old girl.

Mark Anthony Berry, 53, of Florence, was arrested by investigators on Friday, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office. Berry has been charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor, victim under 16.

Mark Anthony Berry (courtesy: Florence County Detention Center)

Investigators allege that between June 1, 2019 and January 4, 2020, Berry “committed a lewd act upon a 5 year old female victim.”

Berry remains at the Florence County Detention Center and bond has been denied.

An investigation is ongoing. Count on News13 for updates.

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