Kershaw man arrested for sexual assualt

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Kershaw sheriff: Helms admitted molesting 9-year-old girl twice

By Reece Murphy

Kershaw County deputies have arrested a 24-year-old rural Kershaw man for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl in two incidents earlier this year.

Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews said deputies arrested Grant Adam Helms Jr., no address provided, Thursday, May 8, on two counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under age 11.

Matthews said the investigation began in early 2014 when his office received information Helms had sexually assaulted a girl at a home in rural Kershaw just inside the Kershaw County line.

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