An 18-year-old South Carolina restaurant employee has been arrested after he allegedly followed an 11-year-old girl into the restaurant and touched her sexually.
Manuel Cuim faces charges of first degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and kidnapping, The State reported.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department made the arrest at El Poblano Restaurant on Friday.
Deputies said Cuim followed the 11-year-old into the restroom and “touched the child inappropriately.” The girl fought him off, deputies said, and called out to her parent, who immediately came into the restroom.
The sheriff’s department said that deputies watched surveillance footage that showed Cuim follow the girl into the restroom.
The suspect was arrested on the scene and taken to the Alvin S Glenn Detention Center
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