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      Lexington man charged with criminal sexual conduct involving 9-year-old girl

      A 30-year-old Lexington man is charged with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a child who is under the age of 11.

      LEXINGTON, SC (WACH) - A 30-year-old Lexington man is charged with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a child who is under the age of 11.

      According to a warrant issued by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, Ryan Robert Valentine was arrested Monday. According to the warrant, the mother of a 9-year-old girl told deputies she found Valentine lying in bed nude with her daughter. The mother confronted Ryan, who told her the two were "only cuddling."

      The warrant goes on to say the mother told the responding officer Ryan had been doing, "inappropriate things" to her on numerous occasions, say the daughter told her mother Ryan had been touching her private parts and other performing sex acts upon her.

      The officer notified DSS. Ryan was arrested on by Lexington deputies April 29.