Warrant: Man forced 11-year-old to fondle him

BELTON, SC (FOX Carolina) –

Anderson County deputies said a 34-year-old Belton man was arrested after being accused of a sex offense involving an 11-year-old girl.

According to an arrest warrant, Jeffrey Brannon Hanks committed a lewd and lascivious act on the child by taking the child’s hand and placing it on his exposed genitals. The abuse happened back in June, deputies said.

Hanks was arrested on Aug. 15 and charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor third degree.

He was released on bond the following day.

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