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UPDATE: Man Wanted in Alleged Sexual Assault of 9-Year-Old Girl Arrested

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 6/4/14 @ 10 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl was taken into custody on Wednesday, sheriff's deputies say.

Charles "Ricky" Lewis, 34, of Cross Lanes, West Virginia, was spotted by a shopper at the Charleston Town Center Mall.

Lewis was approached by an off-duty deputy who arrested Lewis.

He faces several charges.



ORIGINAL STORY 6/3/14 @ 9:47 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl remains on the run, and Kanawha County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help to find him.

Charles "Ricky" Lewis, 34, of Cross Lanes, West Virginia, has active warrants in the alleged sexual assault.

Lewis was asked to turn himself in Tuesday at Kanawha County Magistrate Court, but he did not show up.

Lewis was last known to be living with his mother along New Goff Mountain Road in Cross Lanes. He is 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He has blue eyes.

He drives a white Cargo van and a dark-colored Nissan Xterra with West Virginia license plate number 7WX214.

If you have information on where Lewis could be, you are asked to call 304-357-0169 or submit a tip at the sheriff's department website at www.kanawhasheriff.us.


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