A 45-year-old Bluffton man was arrested Friday and charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl, according to the Bluffton Police Department
Patrick Kevin Vanhorn was charged with one count of criminal sexual conduct with a minor, the agency said. The incident occurred Tuesday at Vanhorn's home, the child's parents told police Wednesday.
Vanhorn remained at the Beaufort County Detention Center on Friday, pending a bond hearing, according to the jail log.
The investigation continues. Anyone with additional information may contact Detective Michael Danyov at 843-706-4516.